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pink slip

n. Informal
A notice of termination of employment.

pink′-slip′ v.

pink slip

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) informal US a notice of redundancy issued to an employee

pink′ slip`


n.
a notice of dismissal from one's job.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pink slip - official notice that you have been fired from your jobpink slip - official notice that you have been fired from your job
notice - advance notification (usually written) of the intention to withdraw from an arrangement of contract; "we received a notice to vacate the premises"; "he gave notice two months before he moved"
marching orders, walking papers - (informal) a notice of dismissal or discharge
Translations

pink slip

n (US inf) → Entlassungspapiere pl
References in classic literature ?
Anne held out the hateful pink slip in shaking fingers.
Under the pink slip Mr Usher found a strip of a later paper, headed, "Astounding Escape of Millionaire's Daughter with Convict.
SUZUKI Motor Corp chairman and chief executive officer ( CEO) Osamu Suzuki has assured Haryana chief minister ( CM) Bhupinder Singh Hooda that the company would not issue any more pink slips to workers of the Manesar plant of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd ( MSIL) but at the same time ruled out reinstating the 500 sacked employees following the violence at the facility on July 18.
Statewide, some 22,000 pink slips were mailed out to educators by Monday, including nearly 2,300 teachers and 600 nurses, counselors and librarians at Los Angeles Unified School District.
Cachon doubts Xstrata will be handing out any pink slips after that freeze expires.
I]t has become a familiar, bitter story in cities, towns, and communities across the country, as layoffs are announced, pink slips are issued, and factories are closed down.
He received one of the harshest pink slips of all time when he was fired from the project of carving a monument to Confederate heroes at Stone Mountain, Ga.
In Mexico, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, which recently bought Bancomer, laid off more than 7,000 employees and was preparing pink slips for 2,000 more.
LEE HECHT HARRISON, A NATIONAL PERSONNEL-SERVICES FIRM WITH AN office in Cherry Creek, began one recent press release with the exhortation, "If you're holding one of the pink slips being passed out.
After getting their proverbial pink slips in mid-August, OTA employees expedited their work schedules to complete 27 additional analyses, filling some 4,200 pages.
500 more workers of Manesar plant set to get pink slips soon