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Sack

Predominately British; to terminate a person, especially with cause. For example, an employee caught stealing may be sacked, meaning he will no longer be employed at the company. The term is equivalent to firing.
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One of the sacked employees of the Neelum Jhelum Hydro Electric Project said, "Last month, we took a stay order from the court.
"I couldn't believe that I had been sacked after 20 years' service for a stupid conversation on Facebook.
He said that such allegations were meant to pressurise the sacked workers.
It may be mentioned here that some 113 employees were recruited by the government earlier last month, but they were sacked last week by the concerned authorities citing financial constraints facing the QDA.
Earlier, the sacked employees said that they were recruited in accordance with rules and procedure but the administration of the university sacked 247 employees without giving them any show-cause and final notice.
Speaking on a point of order, Khawaja Sohail Mansoor said around 187 employees of Sindh Workers Welfare Board have been sacked despite stay order by the court what he said was contrary to the PPP's policy.
ISLAMABAD, July 14, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Sacked employees of PAF have formally announced to stage a protest sit-in in front of the Headquarters on Wednesday (today).
ISLAMABAD, June 30, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Present government will provide justice to those employees who were sacked on political grounds during 1996 to 1998.
He warned grimly: "I have this fear more and more managers will be sacked sooner and sooner.
Talking to reporter, the minister said that the government is working on the reinstatement of 1996 sacked employees.
England World Cup winner Alan Ball was the first be sacked by the Pompey owner and has called for Mandaric to show some patience.