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Her legal right is to receive reasonable notice or pay in lieu of notice.
Generally, in determining what is reasonable notice Courts look at several factors including the length of time she worked for the employer, her age, herr position, the likelihood of finding new employment etc.
At the high end, if she were in a managerial position, the Court would likely order one month's notice or pay in lieu of notice for each year of employment. If she were not in a managerial position the Court would order somewhat less.
8 weeks is completely inadequate.