Required Termination Periods

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

Alberta

up to 3 months nil
3 months 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

Saskatchewan

up to 3 months nil
3 months 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

Manitoba

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

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

Quebec

up to 3 months 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

New Brunswick

less than 6 months nil
6 months to 5 years 2 weeks
5 years or more 4 weeks

Nova Scotia

up to 3 months nil
3 months to 2 years 1 week
2 to 5 years 2 weeks
5 to 10 years 4 weeks
10 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

Newfoundland & Labrador

up to 3 months nil
3 months to 2 years 1 week
2 to 5 years 2 weeks
5 to 10 years 3 weeks
10 to 15 years 4 weeks
15 years or more 6 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

Northwest Territories

Less than 3 months Nil
3 months 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

Nunavut

Less than 3 months Nil
3 months 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

Federal Government

less than 3 months nil
more than 3 months 2 weeks