2020 Payroll Legislations

Termination Notice

Federal
less than 3 months
nil
more than 3 months
2 weeks or 2 weeks in pay
Alberta
up to 90 days
nil
90 days to 2 years
1 week
2 to 4 years
2 weeks
4 to 6 years
4 weeks
6 to 8 years
5 weeks
8 to 10 years
6 weeks
10 years or more
8 weeks
British Columbia
up to 3 months
nil
3 months to 1 year
1 week
after 1 year
2 weeks
after 3 years
3 weeks, plus 1 week for each additional year of employment to a maximum of 8 years
Manitoba
30 days but less than 1 year
1 week
1 year but less than 3 years
2 weeks
3 years but less than 5 years
4 weeks
5 years but less than 10 years
6 weeks
10 years or more
8 weeks
New Brunswick
less than 6 months
nil
6 months to 5 years
2 weeks in writing or 2 weeks in pay
5 years or more
4 weeks in writing or 4 weeks in pay
Newfoundland & Labrador
Less than 3 months
nil
3 months to 2 years
1 weeks
2 to 5 years
2 weeks
5 to 10 years
3 weeks
10 to 15 years
4 weeks
15 years or more
6 weeks
Nova Scotia
Less than 3 months
nil
3 months but less than 2 years
1 week in writing or 1 week in pay
2 years but less than 5 years
2 weeks in writing or 2 weeks in pay
5 years but less than 10 years
4 weeks in writing or 4 weeks in pay
10 years or more
8 weeks in writing or 8 weeks in pay
Ontario
Less than 3 months
nil
3 months but less than 1 year
1 week
1 year but less than 3 years
2 weeks
3 years but less than 4 years
3 weeks
4 years but less than 5 years
4 weeks
5 years but less than 6 years
5 weeks
6 years but less than 7 years
6 weeks
7 years but less than 8 years
7 weeks
8 years or more
8 weeks
Prince Edward Island
less than 6 months
nil
6 months to 5 years
2 weeks
5 to 10 years
4 weeks
10 to 15 years
6 weeks
15 years or more
8 weeks
Québec
30 days but less than 1 year
nil
3 months to 1 years
1 week
1 to 5 years
2 weeks
5 to 10 years
4 weeks
10 years or more
8 weeks
Saskatchewan
up to 13 weeks
nil
13 weeks to 1 year
1 week
1 to 3 years
2 weeks
3 to 5 years
4 weeks
5 to 10 years
6 weeks
10 years or more
8 weeks
Northwest Territories
Less than 90 days
nil
90 days but less than 3 years
2 weeks
After 3 years
An additional week per year of employment to a maximum of 8 weeks
3 years but less than 4 years
3 weeks
4 years but less than 5 years
4 weeks
5 years but less than 6 years
5 weeks
6 years but less than 7 years
6 weeks
7 years but less than 8 years
7 weeks
8 years or more
8 weeks
Nunavut
Less than 90 days
nil
90 days but less than 3 years
2 weeks
After 3 years
An additional week per year of employment to a maximum of 8 weeks
3 years but less than 4 years
3 weeks
4 years but less than 5 years
4 weeks
5 years but less than 6 years
5 weeks
6 years but less than 7 years
6 weeks
7 years but less than 8 years
7 weeks
8 years or more
8 weeks
Yukon
Less than 6 months
nil
6 months but less than 1 year
1 week
1 year but less than 3 years
2 weeks
3 years but less than 4 years
3 weeks
4 years but less than 5 years
4 weeks
5 years but less than 6 years
5 weeks
6 years but less than 7 years
6 weeks
7 years but less than 8 years
7 weeks
8 years or more
8 weeks
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