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coarse cloth used for making sacks, woven from flax, hemp, jute, etc.



a coarse, sturdy fabric made of heavy linen yarn with interwoven threads. The yarn for sacking is made of hard bast fibers from jute, kenaf, and piemarker, as well as from by-products of the primary processing and hackling of low-staple deseeded flax and of short fiber. Sacking is used to make sacks (sacking material) and as a packing fabric.

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Senate speaker Kenneth Lusaka has asked Bungoma governor Wycliffe Wangamati to stop sacking county workers who were employed during his(Lusaka's) tenure.
Sacking your manager DOES improves your team's form - at least in the short term.
To add the list of sackings this season, it is speculated that Alan Pardew will be next in line to join Palace.
The Trinity Mirror Data Unit has taken a look at every Premier League and Championship sacking over the last five seasons, comparing the form of each club before and after the sackings.
d "It's embarrassing for the game that all of those sackings are unfair dismissals.
That s the smokescreen for mass sackings like we ve seen in Queensland.
Labour union threatens legal battle against sackings
His anger comes as it was revealed the men, all warrant officers, were told of the sackings because the Army has to make "significant" cutbacks.
The sackings sparked a wave of sympathy strikes at power stations and other sites across the UK yesterday, with some activists warning power workers could join the walkouts, threatening supplies.
What needs to be done in these nationalised firms is, first of all, a substantial salary increase for the low-paid workers employed there (these people will spend the money not like the rich who will hoard it), there must be no sackings or reduction in the workforce.
The sackings have caused outrage among their colleagues.
The two newly-announced sackings mean 18 employees have been dismissed since hardcore porn was discovered on computers last March.