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Raise

An increase in one's wages or salary. A company may offer a raise for seniority, exceptional work performance or some other reason. Some raises are automatic, especially to account for the cost of living, while others must be requested or earned. In the UK, a raise is sometimes called a rise.
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So while raising the minimum wage might have teens downloading more songs from iTunes, critics say, it would not actually help workers struggling to feed their families.
I'm not the only one raising her,'' Gomez said, adding it's important that everyone involved in the dog's development be involved in celebrating the milestone in its life.
It seems more likely that Wal-Mart is willing to play along with the myths associated with the benefits of raising the minimum wage because if the minimum wage actually were raised, it would hurt its competitors.
Grandfathers experience powerlessness that has not been reported in the literature on grandmothers raising grandchildren.
The ways of raising money are just as diverse, but many foundations are taking their cue from the tried and true practices of private institutions.
The law bans soft money at the national level, and prohibits federal elected officials and national party leaders from raising, spending, transferring or controlling any funds not governed by federal contribution limits.
That's a very successful capital raising track record for any fledgling industry but particularly so in the real estate arena," said Reiss.
Essentially, they seem to be arguing that Pallotta is a man who may be too fixed on changing the world to continue to effectively help them in their very focused goal of raising money and providing services to fight HIV and AIDS.
Believe me, raising venture capital is a better way," says Folsom, the CEO of SeminarSource.
The ACLI said raising taxes on the premiums would lead to higher prices for annuities and life insurance.