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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.
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The proposed Constitution, therefore, is, in strictness, neither a national nor a federal Constitution, but a composition of both.
A general purpose federal financial report should include other types of supplementary information to present a complete picture of the financial results, financial position and financial condition of the reporting entity.
Nearly all States require taxpayers to report the results of federal income tax examination adjustments to the state taxing authorities.
The national politics of the decade were dominated by a President whose goals included the strengthening of the nation's defense establishment and the reduction of spending on domestic programs, Those goals, although accepted only reluctantly and partially by the Congress, were largely realized through the federal budget process.
Project costs not financed by the notes are expected to be funded with pay-as-you-go sources consisting of federal transportation funds and state resources.
In summary, the bill allows Utah school districts to prioritize efforts and resources to meet Utah education goals first, then address federal education goals.
While plaintiffs' lawyers couldn't accuse corporations of violating federal securities laws (those claims may be made in federal courts only), they could accuse corporations of common law fraud or violating state (as opposed to federal) securities laws.
In the immediate aftershock of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Congress passed a torrent of legislation granting unprecedented new powers to the federal government.
despite the challenges ingot makers face, the term "non-profit" didn't apply to Federal Metal.
The Federal Reserve Board announced on September 15, 2005, the issuance of an order of prohibition against Hanspeter Walder, a former employee and officer of the New York Branch of UBS AG, Zurich, Switzerland.
As a practical matter, the court's decision promises to perpetuate the political standoff, brewing since the mid-1990s, between state and federal governments regarding medical marijuana.
Under Federal law, on the other hand, the Defense of Marriage Act prevents same-sex spouses from taking advantage of certain rights granted to married couples, such as filing status, Social Security benefits and the estate tax marital deduction; see Hillary, Goodridge v.

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