federation

(redirected from federal government)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

federation

an association of organizations formed to represent and advance their joint interests. In INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS there are both TRADE UNION federations, for example the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions, and federations of EMPLOYERS' ASSOCIATIONS, for example ENGINEERING EMPLOYERS' FEDERATION.
References in periodicals archive ?
THE BROADER THEORY: THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHOULD 421 USE THE FEDERAL INCOME TAX TO STABILIZE SUB-NATIONAL PUBLIC FINANCE EX ANTE A.
The federal government is now withdrawing its support largely because of the new charitable contributions rules.
Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt came to Los Angeles and said the federal government would provide $100 million for pandemic flu preparations, including $6.
The justices reaffirmed that the federal government cannot interfere with religion without a compelling interest.
Once an insurer's exposure exceeded a deductible--in 2005, the deductible was 15% of an insurer's earned commercial premiums for the preceding year--the federal government was responsible for paying 90% of the insurer's losses.
provided computer technology professionals to the federal government on a contract basis for five years.
The Anglican church has been paying 30 per cent of validated claims of abuse, while the federal government has been paying 70 per cent of such claims.
The suit, unsealed late yesterday, alleged that ORACLE had violated the False Claims Act in connection with billing the federal government for software training services.
As President of the Toronto Chapter of Tax Executives Institute, I want to express TEI's appreciation for the Ontario government's proposal to work with the federal government toward establishing a single corporate income tax collection system.
The Federal government employs African American men and women at a higher rate than employed in the U.

Full browser ?