这些雇员有权根据法律规定获得法定工资或工作通知 就业标准法， 除非他们受雇用协议的约束，否则他们也可能有权获得法院可强制执行的额外“普通法”合理通知。
An employee’s reasonable notice period is usually calculated in weeks or months. In calculating an employee’s entitlement to reasonable notice, the courts will consider the length of service of the employee, their age, and their ability to find other work. The employee’s length of service tends to be a highly determinative factor, but in some cases, disputes may arise as to how the employee’s length of service is to be calculated. It is typical of many long service employment relationships that there will be breaks in the employee’s service. Typically, an employee will want their entire employment history counted when determining the length of service, while the employer is interested in minimizing their severance obligations.
W. Eric Pedersen is a lawyer practising in Velletta & Company’s civil litigation department. Mr. Pedersen has worked with the civil litigation department to achieve successful outcomes for individuals and businesses, appearing in Provincial Court, Supreme Court, and the British Columbia Court of Appeal