Recession Lexicon: Slayoff

by Lynn Parramore on April 13, 2009 in Culture,Work

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A particularly cold-blooded method of laying off employees, such as breaking the news on a company blog, leaving a note in an employee’s chair, dispatching a mass email, or sending a certified letter to a worker’s home that says, “Do not come back to the office.”

Ex. My company locked people out of the building after a morning email slayoff.

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