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I was let go without cause (I worked part time)but this was

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I was let go without cause (I worked part time)but this was after my probation. I was not given any notice, can this be Wrongful Dismissal?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Canada Law
Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

Hello! My name is***** you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

I am sorry to hear that this happened to you.

How long did you work there for?

What province are you in please?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
4 months, Ontario
Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

Then you are correct and you are entitled to one week's notice or pay in lieu of noticce.

So if you were dismissed on the spot you are owed the money.

You can contact the Employment Standards Branch and they will assist you (without a fee) in getting the week's pay.

Does that help as a starting point?

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Oh okay, so if I get termination pay, they weren't required to give any notice?
Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

You get either one week's notice or one week's pay but not both.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Okay, thank you very much
Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

You are very welcome.

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Thanks and enjoy your weekend.

Expert:  Debra replied 10 months ago.

Is there anything more I can help you with at this point in time?