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    after end of his duty hours.

    Is below sentence grammatically correct? How can I write it in a better way?

    We shall de-mobilize Mr Hanibal on Thursday after end of his duty hours.

    ( Official duty time is 6:00am to 5:00pm, we will demobilize him after completion of his duty hours)
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    Re: after end of his duty hours.

    Demobilise (BE spelling) means to discharge a person from military service.

    Is Mr Hanibal a soldier? If not, are you going to terminate his employment at the end of his Thursday shift?
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 03-Jan-2017 at 09:56.

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    Re: after end of his duty hours.

    No. I do not want to use the word 'terminate' since I feel that this word may hurt him. He is from manpower supply company. As per company agreement, we can release him with 10 days notification.

    I have often use this word in construction and many others also using. (Manpower mobilization and de-mobilization)

    We have only one shift.
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    Re: after end of his duty hours.

    Mr Hanibal will no longer work with us after Thursday.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: after end of his duty hours.

    It doesn't matter what you call it to his face, if he doesn't work for you after 5pm on Thursday, he'll know his contract was terminated.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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