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sack

verb A primarily UK colloquial verb meaning to end employment; fire.
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The workers allege that they were sacked despite having a stay order from the court.
"In the time of reflection after being sacked, you can look back and assess how you could improve, what you can do better.
He said: "I was quite shocked when I saw the workers had been sacked and I sympathised with them.
Earlier this year another senior social worker Charles Faber was sacked.
Mr Ali said that the FIR of attack on PS Arbab Ijaz had been registered against unknown persons, but now the official had started accusing the sacked employees of involvement in the case.
The Governor Balochistan and Chief Secretary were urged to take notice of the situation and issue reinstatement orders in favour of the sacked employees.
NOVEMBER: Brian Laws (Grimsby - sacked), Keith Houchen (Hartlepool - sacked), Tommy Taylor (Cambridge - resigned), Ron Atkinson (Coventry - to DoF).
However, according to a sacked employee Anis Ali, the local administration persuaded them not to move towards Parliament House, as their case was already in the Peshawar High Court, and Supreme Court's intervention should be sought for hearing of their case at the earliest.
He said those employees did not fall under the law passed by the Parliament that had reinstated the employees sacked during 1993 to 1996, so he could not move beyond that Act.
More than 4 hundred employees who have been reinstated last year through a presidential ordinance are once again decided to be sacked. These employees has also been sacked previously in Nawaz Sharif government.
Islamabad, June 30, 2009 (Frontier Star) --Present government will provide justice to those employees who were sacked on political grounds during 1996 to 1998.
ISLAMABAD, September 30, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Former and sacked prosecutor general (PG) of NAB (National Accountability Bureau), Irfan Qadir has filed an appeal for review of Supreme Courts verdict against him.