When an employer includes a termination clause in its policy manual that limits an employee's rights upon dismissal,
When determining how much notice of dismissal (or pay in lieu of notice) an employee is entitled to,
Unless an employee and employer agree otherwise, it is generally assumed that the employer can only terminate the employee without cause by providing reasonable notice of dismissal (or pay in lieu of notice).
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