1) to lay off
Definicija: v. – to make somebody redundant; to stop employing someone, usually because there is no work for them to do
Primera rabe: The tractor factory laid off 600 staff due to increasing competition from China.
They laid off 50% of the workforce.
Prevod: odpustiti (navadno zaradi pomanjkanja dela)
2) to be out of work
Definicija: v. – to be unemployed
Primer rabe: I have been out of work for six months.
Prevod: biti brezposeln
3) to dismiss, to fire, to sack
Definicija: v. – to remove an employee from their position, especially because they have done something wrong
Primer rabe: Philip was dismissed from the company because he did not achieve his sales targets.
Prevod: odpustiti (zaposlenega zaradi njegove napake)
4) severance pay
Definicija: n. – money paid by an employer to a person whose employment has been stopped
Primer rabe: Any severance pay is calculated based on your years of service and reason for your employment being stopped.
5) to lose one’s job
Definicija: v. – to be made redundant
Primer rabe: He lost his job because of the recession.
Prevod: izgubiti službo
6) to dismiss without notice
Definicija: v. – to immediately remove someone from their job, especially because they have done something wrong
Primer rabe: Jane was dismissed without notice because of gross misconduct.
Prevod: razrešiti/odpustiti brez predhodnega obvestila
7) voluntary redundancy
Definicija: n. – where a person agrees to leaving an organisation
Primer rabe: I took voluntary redundancy because they were offering a good pay-off.
Prevod: prostovoljna prekinitev delovnega razmerja
8) to resign
Definicija: v. – to give up a job or position by notifying the employer
Primer rabe: James resigned from his job at the ministry to work as a teacher.
Definicija: n. – leaving a job or stop working because of old age, ill health or because you have reached the common age to stop working
Primer rabe: The minister announced his resignation in parliament.
Definicija: adj. – without employment
Primer rabe: Sheila was unemployed for two years before she got a job as a secretary.
11) social security (inf: to be on social security, UK)
Definicija: n. – a system of payments made by a government to people who are sick, poor or unemployed
Primer rabe: My brother is on social security benefits because he cannot find a job.
Prevod: socialna podpora