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"We'd like to switch you from working under the radar to living off the grid."
Tags:under the radar, off the grid, offices, office work, working, worker, unemployment, fired, fire, pink slip, pink-slip, unemployed, boss, horrible bosses, management, middle management, cubicle, cubicles, laid off, laid-off, lay-off, lay-offs, lay off, lay offs, unceremonious, unceremoniously, unfairly, unfair, dismiss, dismissal, unfair dismissal, businessmen, businessman, business men, business man
'There's no jury...I take it you're new to unfair dismissal claims.'
'We've been unfairly dissed...'
"Sorry, Ted, but we have to let you go. Your performance evaluation is too good and we're worried that you'll ask for a raise."
Tags:raise, raises, rise, rises, salary, salaries, wage, wages, pay, performance review, performance reviews, performance evaluation, performance evaluations, job appraisal, job appraisals, employer, employers, employee, employees, unfair dismissal, unfair dismissals, sacked, sack, sacking, fired, fire, fires
'Damn. I forgot to sack the staff.'
'On reflection, maybe I shouldn't have threatened him with an unfair dismissal claim.'
'We've been sacked!' (Employment tribunal)
'If the one at the top gets all the abuse, why not Him upstairs for all Our sins?'
"It's not unfair dismissal, John, we know it's you!"
Garbage truck tips employees
Tags:redundancy, restructuring, rubbish trucks, garbage trucks, rubbish truck, garbage truck, human resources, hr, economic downturn, staff, staff numbers, unfair dismissal, corporate greed, business problems, corporate restructuring, laying off staff, down-sizing, downsizing, lay off, lay offs, lay-off, lay-offs, downsize, downsizes, downsized, staff restructuring, office restructuring
After he was fired in retaliation for whistleblowing and failed to get justice in court, an L.A. cop went on a shooting spree that culminated with his suicide in a burning cabin surrounded by his former colleagues.
'I don't like you. You're fired!'
'You can't sack me just because I'm totally useless. That's discrimination against totally useless people.'
'I hate to fire you Osgood, but I don't want to get a reputation for fairness.'
'It's difficult for me to say ‘I was wrong,' and if I fire you, I won't have to.'
Support Group For Employers That Got Their Disciplinary Proceedings Wrong.
Tags:employment law, employment laws, disciplinary procedures, disciplinary proceedings, workplace dispute, employment tribunal, employment tribunals, compensation, unfair dismissal, unfair dismissals, disciplinary procedures, workplace disputes, payouts, tribunal, support group, unemployment, bankruptcy, lost court case, trials
'Firing you and hiring that other girl as my secretary was a bad decision. If you're ever unhappy with this new job you can come back anytime.'
Tags:hr, human resources, personnel, unfair dismissal, unfair dismissals, boss, bosses, manager, managers, management, managements, old boss, old bosses, queen, queens, royal, royals, royalty, monarch, monarchs, old job, old jobs, secretary, secretaries, employment law, employment laws, new job, new jobs
'Good grief!...I'm a shopkeeper not a football manager.'
"Sorry to let you go, Myers, but you've been right too many times."
'The boss came up and said, 'there are too many guys named Kevin around here' and so - I was fired!'
'You know I really thought we'd seen the last of you.'
'OK Ms Jones, you're hired...Not!'
'I'm not putting up with your political extremism...here are your goose-stepping orders.'
"I hate to fire you, Osgood, but I don't want to get a reputation for fairness."
'I suppose in all honesty, redundancy isn't the real reason for your dismissal.'