13.01. The employer shall give written notice to an employee before terminating his contract of employment or laying him off for 6 months or more.
The notice shall be of 1 week if the employee is credited with less than 1 year of uninterrupted service, 2 weeks if he is credited with one to 5 years of uninterrupted service, 4 weeks if he is credited with 5 to 10 years of uninterrupted service and 8 weeks if he is credited with 10 or more years of uninterrupted service.
A notice of termination of employment given to an employee during the period when he is laid off is null.
This section does not deprive an employee of any right granted to him under the Act respecting labour standards (chapter N-1.1) or any other Act.
R.R.Q., 1981, c. D-2, r. 39, s. 13.01; O.C. 275-82, s. 7; O.C. 2526-85, s. 4; O.C. 262-94, s. 19.