Across-the-Board


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Across-the-Board

Describing anything that applies to all affected parties equally. For example, if a company decides on an across-the-board pay reduction, all of its employees (including managers) have their pay reduced by the same percentage. Likewise, if an exchange is on an across-the-board upward trend, it means all or nearly all securities on that exchange are increasing in price.
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These kinds of across-the-board cuts for HBCUs and MSIs make it more difficult to contribute to our nation if we're going to double college graduation rates," Bartley said.
There is opposition on both sides of the aisle to across-the-board cuts because they indiscriminately reduce funding to both good, well administered programs and those that may have problems.
Under a conventional QNEC arrangement, in which B makes an across-the-board contribution of 2.
But, you ask, won't discarding across-the-board cuts, indiscriminate buyouts, and hiring freezes leave the government far short of its goal of 252,000 job cuts?
dollars across-the-board government spending cuts, the White House said on Friday night.
John Kitzhaber's budget office as it carries out his proposal for $112 million in across-the-board cuts.
Under a reform measure approved Tuesday, top management employees of the Los Angeles Unified School District - for the first time - would not get an across-the-board pay raise this year, but instead their salaries will be adjusted according to job performance.
But fuel protesters today warned that only an across-the-board cut in fuel tax would be enough to stop further crippling demonstrations.
That meant an immediate 3 percent across-the-board wage increase for its current staffers, followed by another 1 percent across-the-board increase on May 1.
PS prices fell another 1-2[cents]/lb in January, but that didn't stop Dow Plastics from announcing a 4[cents]/lb [TABULAR DATA OMITTED] across-the-board increase on all PS, including ignition-resistant grades, for March 15.
The lawsuit is patterned on successful string of cases in California which ultimately resulted in a 28 percent across-the-board rent increase in Berkeley.
But more importantly, the consequences of Bush's inaction highlight the larger folly of across-the-board government COLAS.