Below you can find a few phrases related to hiring and firing. Complete the sentences with a suitable phrase. Be careful with grammar forms!
To get the axe
To give notice
To lay off
If an employer __________ an employee __________, the employer tells the employee that he or she must leave his or her job within a fixed period of time.
If workers are ___________, they are told by their employers to leave their job, usually because there is no more work for them to do and they usually get a severance package.
If an employer __________ you, they dismiss you from your job, for example because of your poor performance or misconduct.
If you __________ from a job or position, you quit and you formally announce that you are leaving it.
When older people __________, they leave their job and usually stop working completely.
To get the chop, get the boot, get the elbow, _____________ are all synonyms and mean to be dismissed from employment.
get the axe