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Employers must give employees with between one month and two years’ service a minimum of one week’s notice to terminate their employment. Thereafter, an employer must give a minimum notice period of one week per completed year of service, up to a maximum of 12 weeks. If the contract of employment specifies a longer notice period, the employer should give the contractual notice.
An employee must give one week’s notice to terminate his or her contract of employment. If the contract of employment specifies a longer notice period, the employee should give the contractual notice.
Employers will often pay an employee who resigns or is dismissed in lieu of his or her notice period.
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