If you quit your job

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Quitting a job affects your legal rights to things like employment insurance benefits and compensation you are owed. Learn your rights if you quit, and steps to protect yourself.

What you should know

There are some key things to know if you quit (or intend to quit) your job.

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Who can help

  • This information applies to British Columbia, Canada
  • Reviewed for legal accuracy in June 2023
  • Time to read: 5 minutes

Reviewed for legal accuracy by

Richard Johnson, Ascent Employment Law

Richard Johnson, Ascent Employment Law

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This information from People’s Law School explains in a general way the law that applies in British Columbia, Canada. The information is not intended as legal advice. See our disclaimer.

On Dial-A-Law

Dial-A-Law has more information on Leaving a job in the section on Work.