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Notice of individual dismissal/layoff

Letter useful for an employer wishing to terminate permanently the employment relationship with an employee for economic, organizational and/or technical reasons...more

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  • The notice of individual termination/layoff available in this service is to be used by an employer to terminate permanently the employment relationship with an employee for economic, organizational and/or technical reasons only.
  • In this notice of permanent layoff, the employer may choose, in the questionnaire, the reasons for which the employee is laid off.
  • Depending on the choice to be made by the employer, the notice of individual layoff may take effect immediately with a compensatory indemnity to be paid to the employee, or the employer may give the employee the written notice period for termination of employment as provided by law.
  • The notice period must be determined based on the number of years of uninterrupted service completed by the employee with the employer.
  • The notice of layoff and the acknowledgement of receipt by the laid off employee shall be kept by the employer in the employee's file.
  • Our layoff notices are appropriate for most situations where the employer wishes to terminate, by reason of a permanent layoff, the employment of one employee for economic reasons, organizational and/or technical while complying with the conditions set out by law.
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You may prepare a "notice of individual layoff" online. Here are the steps to follow:

  • Start the service by clicking on the blue button labelled "Click here to start";
  • If you have not already done so, please sign up;
  • Complete the questionnaire by entering the information required for the preparation of your notice;
  • Once you have completed the questionnaire, you pay the required fees with your credit card;
  • Print the notice, sign it and give it to the employee when announcing his or her layoff.

For more complex situations requiring further examination, please contact a legal adviser specializing in labour law.

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