laid-off laid-off

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having lost your job

Usage(s):

  1. Talking about it, though, is exactly what experts say you should be doing including with your laid-off co-workers.
  2. The number of newly laid-off workers seeking jobless benefits falls for the third straight week, suggesting layoffs are continuing to ease.
  3. Rueff knows of one recently laid-off worker who negotiated that addition so that he would have an easier time refinancing his mortgage.

News

  1. Marion County Schools trying to avoid laying off more than 200 employees

    Marion County school board members talked about what steps could be taken to get out of a financial hole and avoid laying off hundreds of employees Tuesday. Dozens of people lined the streets outside the administration building in Ocala in support of laid-off teachers. The school district is planning to lay off more than 200 employees, including 160 first-year teachers because of a $10 million ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

  2. Senate approves unemployment limits, small weekly benefit hike

    Republican senators Tuesday approved a modest increase in weekly jobless payments for laid-off workers along with new limits on who can receive the benefits.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  3. Wisconsin: Senate Republicans OK bill on jobless benefit changes

    Republican senators Tuesday approved a modest increase in weekly jobless payments for laid-off workers along with new limits on who can receive the benefits -- part of an effort in the Legislature to reduce unemployment payments overall.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

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