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Firings and Layoffs

Includes termination and wrongful dismissal.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "I was laid off without notice or extra pay."
  • "I got a job but I quit because my employer changed my job description and salary."
  • "I was laid off from a large company where I had worked for years, but I didn't get severance pay."
  • "My boss fired me after I asked about my rights under the Employment Standards Act (ESA)"

Legal Services and Information

Records for Firings and Layoffs
Title Description
Ontario Legal Information Centre The Centre offers legal information and referral services on a confidential basis: offering legal information and referral services offering public legal education presentations to its…
Workers Health & Safety Centre Offers a comprehensive package of health and safety training solutions range from ready-made packages to customized versions adapted for individual workplaces
ABLE2 - Reach Legal Services COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance.…
JusticeNet Non-profit organization links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to obtain…
Workers' Action Centre Covid-19 -- support available by telephone; all in-person meetings and workshops cancelled until further noticeWorkers rights education information and referral on work-related issues such as…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services