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the act of laying off an employee or a work force

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Tribunal judge Sheila Warren said the tribunal accepted Mr Jones had not covered his losses during the 22-week lay-off and awarded him a total of pounds 7,803.
One of the major problems with downsizing is that it is likely that a lay-off has severe effects on the survivors.
Workers get lay-off pay of about 80 per cent of their normal wage.
This can range from hiring an out-placement consultant prior to the lay-off, to simply providing reference letters.
If people are laid off, they are certainly entitled to lay-off pay.
Lay-off notices at Hyundai could spark violence when workers return to work today.
Testimony revealed that Bosch hired an outside consulting firm to determine the difference in plant closing costs under different lay-off scenarios.
On the other hand, the reorganization and lay-off measures following the suspension of production and development operations in Bernin, announced by the MEMSCAP in its press release of October 14, 2003, progress according to the plan.
Unions have agreed to further negotiations regarding the carrier's lay-off plans after reaching an agreement with management on Sunday evening (18 February).
NASDAQ: DMIF) announced today that it will permanently lay-off approximately seventy employees at it's Plant No.
seniority will count in lay-off decisions, in a Texas store a
Finnish industrial group Larox Corporation (OMX Helsinki:LARBS) has entered into a local collective lay-off agreement, avoiding the need for dismissals in Finland.
Several options will then be offered to these employees: relocation to other sectors of activities of Bombardier, lay-off with recall rights or severance pay.
Swedish IT and telecomms consultant Generic Sweden AB (OMX First North:GENI) said on Monday (16 February) that it has issued lay-off warnings to some 15 employees due to reduced demand.
Some former employees even report being called by the contract employment agencies within days of lay-off notification.