EN layoff
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{noun}

1. general

In a year of massive layoffs, this aspect is hardly beside the point.
En un año de despidos masivos, este aspecto resulta bastante relevante.
To achieve a social Europe, let us begin by banning layoffs on the part of firms in profit.
Para una Europa social, empecemos por prohibir todos los despidos de las empresas que obtienen beneficios.
As it is mostly women working in these sectors, layoffs mainly affect them.
Dado que, en su mayoría, son mujeres quienes trabajan en estos sectores, los despidos las afectan con especial incidencia.
layoff (also: sudden stop, dead stop)
layoff (also: break, letup, pause, respite)
layoff
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paro técnico {m} [Spa.] (desempleo)

2. "period"

layoff (also: unemployment)
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cesantía {f} [Chile]

3. "act", British English

Context sentences for "layoff" in Spanish

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EnglishSome 30,000 people lost their jobs, the biggest lay-off in Canadian history.
Unas 30.000 personas perdieron sus puestos de trabajo, la mayor suspensión de empleo de la historia canadiense.