pink slip


Definition of pink slip

: a notice from an employer that a recipient's employment is being terminated

Other Words from pink slip

pink-slip transitive verb

Examples of pink slip in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But a pink slip from WEA ultimately led Price to rosier days with Barden Cablevision, which also reconnected him with sports, including his beloved Tigers. Scott Talley,, 8 Apr. 2022 State law requires districts to send a preliminary pink slip by Mar. 15 to any teachers and other staff who could be laid off and then follow up with an actual layoff notice by May 15. Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Feb. 2022 Bella Hadid wears a sheer pink slip dress and teal gloves. Jenny Hartman, WSJ, 9 Mar. 2022 The mayor delivered the pink slip to Brian Hunzeker despite a recommendation by Chief Chuck Lovell that the longtime Portland police officer instead receive a 12-week suspension, records show. oregonlive, 1 Mar. 2022 On that day, both the head coach and GM of the Minnesota Vikings (Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman) and Chicago Bears (Matt Nagy, Ryan Pace), along with Miami Dolphins’ coach Brian Flores, got the pink slip. Gene Frenette, USA TODAY, 31 Jan. 2022 Get them to sign that pink slip on their death bed! John Pearley Huffman, Car and Driver, 17 Dec. 2021 His pink slip showing, Jayce Tingler will be replaced by which anonymous Ranger? Nick Canepa Columnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Oct. 2021 Central personality Stassi Schroeder was given the pink slip after being exposed for racially insensitive remarks and actions during the Black Lives Matter protests of 2020. Ineye Komonibo,, 21 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of pink slip

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pink slip was in 1904

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10 Apr 2022

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“Pink slip.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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