department /dɪˈpɑːrtmənt/ (noun) a section of a large organization such as a government, business, university, etc. Example: She worked in Human Resource department.
insurance /ɪnˈʃʊrəns/ (noun) an arrangement with a company in which you pay them regular amounts of money and they agree to pay the costs, for example, if you die or are ill, or if you lose or damage something Example: Can you claim for the loss on your insurance?
colleague /ˈkɑːliːɡ/ (noun) a person that you work with, especially in a profession or a business Example: We were friends and colleagues for more.
contract /ˈkɑːntrækt/ (noun) an official written agreement Example: Are you going to break the contract?
job /dʒɑːb/ (noun) work for which you receive regular payment Example: His brother's just lost his job.
Job description /ˈdʒɑːb dɪskrɪpʃn/ (noun) a written description of the exact work and responsibilities of a job Example: You should read the job description before applying for it.
starting date /stɑːtɪŋ deɪt/ (noun) the planned day for the start of an important activity Example: The starting date for the construction work is 23 June.
leaving date /liːvɪŋ deɪt/ (noun) the date on which an Employee ceases to be employed by the Company Example: When will your leaving date be?
maternity leave /məˈtɜːrnəti liːv/ (noun) a period of time when a woman is allowed to be away from work before and after having a baby Example: Maternity leave is available after six months of contract work.
travel expense /ˈtrav(ə)l ɪkˈspɛns/ (noun) one of the costs for flights, hotels, meals, etc. for an organization’s employees when they travel on business Example: How much is my travel expense?
redundancy /rɪˈdʌndənsi/ (noun) the situation when somebody has to leave their job because there is no more work available for them Example: The factory's workers face redundancy.