Origin of the "Pink Slip"

Ray Ott Amcolph at AOL.COM
Mon Mar 26 13:30:44 UTC 2001

Probably not labor scholars.  For the blue collar worker up until quite
recently, discharge or layoff would have been dealt with on a face-to-face
basis.  Using a pink piece of paper smacks of bureaucracy and
 would have its origin in white-collar workplace practices, I'll bet.

Ray Ott

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