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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
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Although her dress, her coiffure, and all the preparations for the ball had cost Kitty great trouble and consideration, at this moment she walked into the ballroom in her elaborate tulle dress over a pink slip as easily and simply as though all the rosettes and lace, all the minute details of her attire, had not cost her or her family a moment's attention, as though she had been born in that tulle and lace, with her hair done up high on her head, and a rose and two leaves on the top of it.
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.
Supporting Pink Slips at The Dragonffli in Pontypool.
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.
This year, 26,000 pink slips were issued--last year there were 26,500 pink slips issued by the March deadline.
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.
74) Later still, the Sentinels sent letters with the protest slogan printed on "bright green stickers," urging recipients to paste them on their official pink slips.
Commercial developer Dixie Development & Management of Fayetteville on May 17 handed pink slips to 30 of its 118 employees.
A month later, citing mismanagement, labor unrest and debts of US$150 million, shareholders declared bankruptcy and issued pink slips to 2,250 employees, thus closing the 37-year-old airline for good.
Cachon doubts Xstrata will be handing out any pink slips after that freeze expires.
The Ha'aretz web site said the closure decision to close was made at a shareholders' meeting Tuesday and staff arriving for work on Wednesday received their pink slips.