bumping

Definitions

Accounting

  • noun a lay-off procedure that allows an employee with greater seniority to displace a more junior employee

Banking

  • noun the situation where a senior employee takes the place of a junior (in a restaurant)

Law

  • noun a series of movements of staff between jobs which results in the final person in the chain being made redundant

Travel

  • noun a situation where someone takes the place of another less important person in a restaurant or on a plane
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