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Question about severance pay. I have been working at a company for 9 years. They are closing down one of the locations and letting everyone go. My question is how by law do they determine what amount of severance pay?
They are paying me off the last 9 weeks of hours and not taking into consideration the last 9 years. My severance seems really low

If your employment is terminated in Ontario then you are presumptively owed notice based on your age, length of employment and the nature of your job. The severance your employer is offering you appears to be very incredibly low, and I recommend that you contact one of our lawyers (Brock Ouellet at to discuss this further. In advance of speaking with Brock, you should check out our severance pay calculator to see what your notice entitlements are (
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