displaced worker

  

Definition

Eligible worker who has been permanently laid off, or has received a notice of layoff or termination from employment due to the firm's failure or plant closure. Workers dismissed because of unsatisfactory job performance are generally not considered displaced. See also dislocated worker.

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  • The sad truth is that is that any of us could go to work one day only to find out that because a company is not doing so well that we are a displaced worker.

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  • There has been a marked increase in the number of displaced workers in the United States since the recession has worsened.

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  • Star Fleet found a symmetric solution to both the problem of displaced workers on Vulcan and a lack of labor personnel in the Antarian ice mines.

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