pink-slipped


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pink-slipped

Terminated from one's employment. Half the company is getting pink-slipped in a desperate measure by upper management to save the business. I just found out I'm being pink-slipped at the end of the month.

pink-slipped

mod. fired; dismissed from employment. I guess I’ve done it. I’m pink-slipped.
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About 17 teachers and administrators were pink-slipped in March, but officials said most will likely have work for another year.
com pink-slipped a third of its workforce and Medscape and Healtheon/WebMD stock traded at 52-week lows.
FIRST TO FALL: With ABC still dragging bottom in the ratings race, it comes as little surprise that two of its series, ``That Was Then'' and ``Push, Nevada,'' are the first of the new season to be pink-slipped.
Under Clinton's ``Reinventing Government'' drive, thousands of government employees were pink-slipped from supposed lifetime jobs.