3. Figure out how much severance pay you get

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What is severance pay?
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3. Figure out how much severance pay you get

The basic rule is that severance pay is one week's pay for each year you've worked for your employer. But the most you can get is 26 weeks.

The Ministry of Labour has an online Severance Pay Calculator you can use to figure out how much severance pay you get.

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Reviewed: March 30, 2018

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