Recession over? Today’s jobless report says otherwise
According to Statistics Canada, 45,000 more Canadians lost their job this past July. As noted in the CBC.ca article on same, a large portion of those unemployed are students in the summer job market. The unemployment rate amongst them is just over 20% of the group’s population.
If you have recently lost your job, you may want to consider seeing an employment lawyer to discuss your rights, obligations, and if you are entitled to any severance.
Daniel A. Lublin is the managing partner of Whitten & Lublin LLP, an employment and wrongful dismissal law firm.