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I have a employee that has worked for me just over 20 years…

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I have a employee...

I have a employee that has worked for me just over 20 years am I in any way responsible for giving him a severance package when he quits if so how much or percentage .

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you discussed this with your HR staff? Or with a lawyer?

No

Lawyer's Assistant: Is your employee "at will?" Does the employee belong to a union?

Yes . Does not belong to union

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

Oh no I don't think I thought you could give me answer on my question on chat line

Lawyer's Assistant: I apologize.

Ok he or her can phone me at 306-483 -8988

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Lawyer: RobertJDFL,
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I just saw that the country is listed as Canada, but this was in the legal/Employment law category for the U.S. Are you in Canada? If so, I'll ask a moderator to move this question to the appropriate category for you.

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I am sorry to hear you are concerned.

The employee is not entitled to severance pay if he resigns unless something in the contract provides for this.

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