lay-off


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lay-off

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

[ˈleɪˌɒf] n (permanent) → licenziamento; (temporary) → messa in cassa integrazione
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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.
"Affected employees, primarily in sales and back-of-house functions, will remain Clerys' employees during the temporary lay-off period."
He was seeking compensation for the lay-off which he alleged the firm had done after he complained about the health risks for employees suffering from stone dust.
We are investigating whether there is a lay-off clause in the members' contracts.
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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.
A union official said the union would not accept anything other than a complete withdrawal of the lay-off plan.
A further assumption is that those who remain will be as productive and efficient after the lay-off as they were before, if not more so.
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.
Staff will not be paid, other than an initial lay-off payment.
It is understood that any affected staff will still receive basic pay during the lay-off period.