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redeployment (of labour)

the movement of LABOUR from one firm to another, or from one industry to another, usually made necessary by technical change (the introduction of labour-saving machinery, for example) or by structural change (the decline of an industry, for example). Redeployment often requires a high degree of labour MOBILITY, both geographically and in terms of acquiring new job skills.

Increasingly, firms and other organizations are seeking to redploy existing staff within their own firm or organization as their job requirements change, with some departments or divisions being slimmed down or closed while other areas of the business expand. Using existing rather than new staff to fill newly created positions can save time and money See also RESOURCE ALLOCATION.

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During the last year, the RST conducted four Redeployment Conferences and supported 30 BCTs, which equates to training 863 unit movement officers, creating more than 1,300 plans in TC-AIMS, generating 57,204 MSLs and 16,489 RFID Tags, and inspecting 8,805 containers for seaworthiness.
The Employment Committee was told that where "there was no reasonable prospect of redeployment in the reasonably foreseeable future", and where there were no other options to resolve the employee's "redeployment status", the Head of Service would arrange a Dismissal Hearing.
Other member states (United Kingdom, Netherlands, Sweden, Czech Republic, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Hungary, Latvia and Romania) are calling for a redeployment of spending only within heading 1A, without touching other headings.
The significance of the Treaty and the Defense Agreement is not only that they raise cooperation between the two countries to new levels, but that they provide a legal foundation for this close relationship after any Syrian redeployment or military withdrawal from Lebanon.
The redeployment process is captured through the Transportation Coordinator's Automated Information Management System (TC AIMS).
It will certainly cost British lives and we don't want any more half-truths to justify the redeployment.
The redeployment over the past days has been from Beirut and mainly Christian areas in Mount Lebanon.
Guto revoked the redeployment citing section 75 of County Government Act, 2012, which empowers the board to correct any irregularities.
These are the questions that have continued to agitate the minds of people who have followed the development in the last few weeks, with the ultimatum issued by the Oyo State council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) for the reversal of the redeployment by government still running.
AGHDAD (Ninna) - Prime Minister Haider al-Abbadi discussed in a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson the redeployment of federal forces in the province of Kirkuk.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The South Korean ruling Democratic Party leader expressed her objections to the demands for redeployment of US tactical nuclear weapons on the Korean peninsula.