Injury during notice periodContinuation of benefits when employee gets hurt with dismissal pendingBy Brian Johnston02/04/2015|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 02/04/2015 Question: If an employee gives notice of resignation and then suffers an injury before the resignation date, does the employer have to continue benefits? Answer: “Giving (two weeks’) notice” is common terminology used when an employee wishes to give notice of her intention to resign. Naturally this means the employee is providing the employer with a period of advance notice for her impending resignation. Upon receiving notice, an employer has two options: allow the employee to continue working until the expiration of the notice period — “working notice” — or effectively end the employment relationship immediately by providing pay in lieu of the notice period. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.