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tr.v. de·hired, de·hir·ing, de·hires Slang
To lay off or otherwise terminate (an employee).
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In OGDCL the rigs were hired and dehired according to the requirement since 2002-2011.
Instead of being "fired," an employee today is bumped, derecruited, dehired, deselected, discontinued, downsized, involuntarily separated, nonretained, severed, surplussed, transitioned or vocationally relocated.
After being dehired (made redundant), you may make a successful benefit claim (go on the dole), though if you buck the system and commit benefit fraud (an illegal, though often ingenious, way of increasing one's income), you may have to serve some prison time at her Majesty's pleasure.