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I have been employed as a hairstylist for 10 months and have never been given written or verbal warnings about being terminated. Today at the end of my shift and end of my worknweek I was told I am not a good fit for the job and to pack my things and was given my pay and tips for this week and one week severnce pay. I wasnt given any reason other then I wasnt a good fit. Am I entitled to more. Am I entitled to unemployment insurance what are my rights?

Thank you for your question. My name is Jon Pinkus and I am an employment lawyer at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP.

In the circumstances, you are likely entitled to more. Your full entitlements in the circumstances would be more than 1 week's pay, based on what you have described. Please give us a call at the number below and we can discuss your entitlements to severance, as well as your entitlements to employment insurance.
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