Do I still need to give required notice if I’m not being paid?

This article was co-authored by Shane King (Partner, litigation & dispute resolution group, McLeod Law LLP, Calgary) and was recently featured in The Globe and Mail.

THE QUESTION: I have an employment agreement that states that I must give one month of notice when resigning. However, the company has been experiencing financial difficultly and has been missing/delaying payroll. They are now six weeks behind in paying me. So can I submit my resignation backdated by a month and end my employment immediately?

Read the answer and the entire article on The Globe and Mail website.