lay-off


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lay-off

[ˈleɪɒf] N (= act) → despido m; (= period) → paro m (involuntario), baja f

lay-off

[ˈleɪˌɒf] n (permanent) → licenziamento; (temporary) → messa in cassa integrazione
References in classic literature ?
The story was simple to him: good prospects that warranted the starting of the tunnel into the sidehill; the three months' work and the getting short of money; the lay-off while the men went away and got jobs; then the return and a new stretch of work, with the "pay" ever luring and ever receding into the mountain, until, after years of hope, the men had given up and vanished.
The government also agreed to an enhanced severance fund of $25 million for severance payments to health workers who currently have lay-off notices "and for those who may receive layoff notices between May 1, 2004 and March 31, 2006.
So, we re-tooled our website to include career advice on how to handle a lay-off, including tips on how to negotiate the best severance package possible.
A union official said the union would not accept anything other than a complete withdrawal of the lay-off plan.
Colin Cook, Jaguar corporate affairs manager, said: "We don't normally maintain stocks of vehicles at our plants in the Midlands, and the lay-off is to balance stocks and production.
One of the most difficult decisions any employer faces, is the lay-off of staff.
During the lay-off, they will be paid just pounds 18 a day.
Our first priority is to help the hardworking men and women affected by this lay-off announcement," Gov.
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.