Meaning of FIRING in English
/ ˈfaɪərɪŋ; NAmE / noun
[ U ] the action of firing guns :
There was continuous firing throughout the night.
[ U , C ] ( especially NAmE ) the action of forcing sb to leave their job :
teachers protesting against the firing of a colleague
She's responsible for the hirings and firings.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005