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Noun
/ˈlāˌôf/,/-ˌäf/,
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layoffs, plural;
  1. A discharge, esp. temporary, of a worker or workers

  2. A period when this is in force

  3. A period during which someone does not take part in a customary sport or other activity
    • - they needed to rehabilitate injuries or just brush up after long layoffs

  1. the act of laying off an employee or a work force
  2. Layoff (in UK and US English), also called redundancy in the UK, is the temporary suspension or permanent termination of employment of an employee or (more commonly) a group of employees for business reasons, such as when certain positions are no longer necessary or when a business slow-down ...
  3. A dismissal of employees from their jobs because of tightened budgetary constraints or work shortage (not due to poor performance or misconduct); A period of time when someone is unavailable for work; In football, a ball that has been rolled in front of another player for them to kick
  4. (LAYOFFS) Temporary, prolonged or final separation from employment as a result of lack of work.
  5. (LAYOFFS) Some people will insist they got laid off and that they did not get fired.  Call it what you want you no longer have a job. ...
  6. (LAYOFFS) a layoff is a suspension from pay status (lasting or expected to last more than seven consecutive calendar days without pay) initiated by the employer without prejudice to the worker.
  7. (Lay-Offs) The assignment of the use of an electric generation or transmission resource to a third party for a specified period of time or for an unspecified period of time with recall rights. Not to be confused with, or in any way suggesting, the laying-off of personnel.
  8. (Layoffs) Permanent or temporary elimination of jobs by a business. Businesses may lay workers off for many reasons, ranging from seasonal market changes to major recessions. Large employers must provide two months' advance notice when layoffs are coming. ...
  9. For other than performance or wrongdoing, an employee is no longer on the payroll of a business. A layoff is usually the result of a downturn in the economy, lower profit margins, or a paring down of business operations.
  10. Money bet by a house with another bookmaker to reduce its liability.
  11. A separation of an employee from an establishment that is initiated by the employer; an involuntary separation; a period of forced unemployment
  12. Transfer of audio and time code from the video edit master to an audio tape.
  13. A bookmaker's bet with another bookmaker made in order to help equalize the excess action he has accepted from his customers.
  14. Excess capacity of a generating unit, available for a limited time under the terms of a sales agreement
  15. The employer reduces the number of workers. A layoff can be for short or long periods of time, or it can be permanent. Sometimes a reduction of hours is a layoff.
  16. UC retained the sole discretion to determine when layoffs shall occur. Retained the Academic Personnel Manual basis for determining when layoffs are necessary. Misapplication of layoff requirements and process may be grieved.
  17. Respondents are classified as on layoff if they are waiting to be recalled to a job from which they were temporarily separated for business-related reasons, such as temporary drops in demand, business downturns, plant remodeling, material shortages, and inventory taking. ...
  18. Involuntary separation of an employee due to discontinuation of a job or department, reduction-in-force, reallocation of funds, reduction in work hours, lack of work, reorganization of the department, or other circumstances that do not necessarily reflect negatively on the employee's performance.
  19. A Lay-Off is an employment decision where the employer makes the decision not to replace a position and the reduction occurs because of financial considerations. A Lay-Off is not a discharge.
  20. The structured process by which a reduction of staff is administered in a state agency.
  21. A temporary interruption of the employment relationship occurs because of a lack of work. If the termination is the result of a reduction in workforce (layoff), verify that the employee's selection has been fair and legal - and that it has been documented.
  22. Periods for which your employment is suspended, but you are expected to return to work. These may include: periods of seasonal lay-off, when you are expected to return to work during the following seasonal period; periods of suspension; or, periods in which you are not working but are subject to ...
  23. Termination of an employee permanently or for a period of time due to lack of business or restructuring.
  24. After a knock, to match cards from the non-knocker’s hand against any of the knocker’s sets. There is no laying off when a player has gone gin.
  25. Reduction in force. The ISW termination report is used to place the employee on layoff.