furlough

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furlough

noun absence, commeatus, holiday, leave, leave of absence, leisure, liberty, recess, respite, rest, sussension of work, time off, vacation
See also: absence, holiday, leave
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United Airlines, a US carrier, will reportedly be furloughing fewer pilots through spring than previously anticipated.
One of the hardest business decisions a company has to make is furloughing or laying-off any of its workforce," stated Fred J.
The company is giving the pilots' union, ALPA, the choice of furloughing 55 pilots or taking across-the-board pay cuts.