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Fire

Somewhat informal; to terminate the employment of an employee. An employee may be fired for cause, such as for sexual harassment or absenteeism, or, in many cases, without cause. A fired employee is often eligible to collect unemployment insurance for a certain period of time.
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I didn't think it was a fireable offense, I really didn't," Pazienza says, noting that he never mentioned his affiliation with CNN or wrote about his work for the network.
Under the court's reasoning, proving that there had been a violation of the employer's business code and that such a violation may be a fireable offense, was not enough to satisfy the employer's burden of proof.
In several cases, McSweeney said the department had to fire employees two or more times because the commission overturned their discharges and the employees went on to commit other fireable offenses.