layoff definition

  • noun:
    • The work of suspending or dismissing an employee, in terms of insufficient work or due to corporate reorganization.
    • a time period of short-term inactivity or sleep.
    • A dismissal of staff members from their jobs as a result of tightened budgetary constraints or work shortage (not as a result of poor overall performance or misconduct).
    • A period of time when someone is unavailable for work.
    • a quick pass that's been rolled facing another player to allow them to kick.
    • the work of laying down an employee or a work force

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