Hardship


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Hardship

A financial or personal need that must be addressed. For example, one may make a hardship withdrawal from a retirement account in order to pay for unexpected medical bills one may not be able to afford otherwise. Likewise, one may be able to cancel an employment contract early if a spouse dies and one must take care of one's children.
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The data show that only about 35% of those who say gas prices have caused a hardship say the hardship has been severe, meaning that just 25% of the entire population says high gas prices are causing them severe financial hardship.
The process of verifying such financial hardship begins with the preparation of a cost workout that should reveal how the parcel's hardship conditions affect the investor's ability to earn a return from development.
To establish an undue hardship in disability cases, employers generally must show that the proposed accommodation would result in significant expenditures or would fundamentally alter the nature of the employer's business.
Merigold, of Warren Road in Prestatyn, already had nine penalty points on her driving licence, and the case was adjourned so she could argue the usual sixmonth driving ban would cause exceptional hardship.
The research discussed in this article used nationally representative data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation to document the prevalence of material hardship in the U.
Reservists and their commanders, first sergeants and supervisors can get more details about hardship waivers from their servicing MPF.
A COMMITTEE of the president Jane O'Malley, Te Runanga Aotearoa O NZNO chair Anne McNicol, and the two board vice chairs, Catherine Logan and Lesley Elliot, is to establish criteria for the operation of NZNO's hardship fund.
Higher lumber prices are helping Atikokan Forest Products stabilize operations after a long period of hardship, but company officials are worried that a bigger hardship may still lie ahead.
UP TO EUR15m could be paid out to taxi licence holders who suffered hardship as a result of the deregulation of the industry, according to Transport Minister Seamus Brennan.
But this gives you no idea of the incredible planning, drama and hardship involved in this feat.
Whatever the source, if something continues to be hard for you, then it is hardship.
Both waivers are based on the idea of "extreme hardship," which is why these waivers are also commonly referred to as "extreme hardship waivers.