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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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Axel Theis, CEO of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, commented: "The integration of the Fireman s Fund commercial P&C business into AGCS allows Allianz to focus on opportunities in commercial insurance, operate under the Allianz brand and build upon the range of commercial P&C insurance solutions and relationships already successfully offered in the US by AGCS.
Travis came to Fireman s Fund earlier this year and during that short period has demonstrated exemplary leadership, said Kathleen Zortman, chief field executive at Fireman s Fund.
Fireman, who won appointment as a director of the Export-Import Bank during the Reagan administration, resigned as a vice chairman of Dole's finance committee in April, shortly after The Kansas City Star had first reported accusations about his improper contributions.
Very few people die in fires; it is rare that a fireman saves a life, in comparison with the nurse who can on average save several lives a day