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I believe I will get terminated tomorrow. I don't know if I

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I believe I will get terminated tomorrow. I don't know if I will get severance or not. I Have been there for 6.25 years. Under what conditions could they fire me without severance?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Debra replied 11 months ago.
I am sorry to hear this. The law is that if an employer wants to dismiss an employee for cause the employer is required to provide the employee with written warnings, unless the employee`s conduct is so extraordinary that immediate dismissal is warranted.Examples that warrant immediate dismissal could be something like a theft, a serious safety issue, etc. Does that help?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Can you provide me with more examples of extraordinary situations requiring immediate dismissal?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I have received no written warnings for anything, ever.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I am a Manager in a large Director has been very absent and generally unavailable and ineffective. 4 Managers have gone to the Executive Director to complain about him. 3 have been fired. 2 were fired today.I am the 4th and the only one still standing. I can handle this if I get severance. That's why I am so concerned.
Expert:  Debra replied 11 months ago.
Based on these facts there are no grounds. Here are a few other examples:fraudbreach of trustconflict of interestinsubordinationsexual harassment.

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