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pink slip

A notice of termination from an employer. He was in total disbelief when he received a pink slip from his boss today, as he had worked at the company for over a decade.
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pink slip

1. n. a piece of paper giving notice of dismissal from employment; any dismissal from employment. I got a pink slip today. I guess I had it coming.
2. tv. to dismiss someone from employment. (see also pink-slipped.) They pink slipped the whole office force today.
3. n. a learner’s permit for driving an automobile. (In some U.S. states.) You can’t even drive in your own driveway without a pink slip.
See also: pink, slip
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Vivian Ekchian, LAUSD's chief human resource officer, said last year only one out of four teachers who received pink slips were actually released.
Riverstone Residential is currently working with a number of property owners who want to augment the Pink Slip Protection program by covering portions of the rents that exceed what is covered under the involuntary employment coverage from Assurant Specialty Property.
Instant Pink Slip Loans, Gregory Plotkin states, currently allows customers to get cash for cars in California, Arizona, South Carolina, and New Mexico.
The result was Pink Slip, which initially focused on families grappling with a breadwinner's unemployment.
Modeled after the successful Wall Street Pink Slip Party in New York City, the Philadelphia Pink Slip Party offers an opportunity to network and meet local employers, recruiters and candidates while benefiting a worthy cause.
I'd recommend getting fired to anybody," says the glib-speaking Howard, a former CFS chief of regulatory affairs at the Sault's Great Lakes Forestry Centre who views receiving his pink slip a blessing in disguise.
SAN FRANCISCO & NEW YORK -- I-play, Oberon's Media publishing division and the world's leading multi-platform casual games publisher, today announced the launch of The Fast and the Furious: Pink Slip.
PINK-SLIPPED Food for thought when buying sweets for your sweetie this Valentine's Day: Nestle gets this issue's PINK slip for having no women on its executive board.
With the new Orange Line busway opening for business today, commuters who swap a car's pink slip for a bus pass can save thousands of dollars each year.
Elite racing developer Juice Games has evolved the game-play that revolutionized online racing, giving players the power to create their car, assemble their crew and put it all on the line in intense pink slip and crew races.
Working with Chip and Year One, our team will turn a handful of these vintage muscle cars into pink slip winning, Z06 eating supercars.
Even when someone is a bit bold outside the workplace, they may be a pink slip away from getting fired.
Some of BIGfrontier's more iconoclastic events have included one of the country's first Pink Slip Parties (2002), Big Bang Bash (2001) and the Entrepreneur's Extravaganza (2002), each featuring a panel of regional and nationally acclaimed thought leaders addressing the night's topic.
One employee not getting a pink slip from the venerable retailing name is contractor and TV personality Ty Pennington, who, it was announced today, will be launching a line of home products in the store.
Racers can battle head to head via split-screen, System Link, or even take it online with Xbox Live(TM) and risk the pink slip to their car for the chance to win their rivals' cars permanently