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I was on sick leave from the doctor due to high heart pressure, I went back because I was feeling okay. They fired me without notice on the spot and I have been an employee for 2.5 years. From my knowledge is that they have to give me 2 weeks notice prior to letting me go. Also I’m
On sick leave and I’m not sure if there supposed to be doing that while on sick leave from the doctor.

My name is David Vaughan and I am an employment lawyer with Samfiru Tumarkin. While your termination entitlements under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 would be equal to 2 weeks' compensation, you likely have additional severance entitlements under the common law (Please visit the Severance Calculator for an estimate of your severance entitlements: Additionally, the employer's decision to terminate your employment while you are on a medical leave likely constitutes a human rights violation. Please contact our firm to discuss this matter in more detail and determine how we can assist you.
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