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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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Alone of all the once-mighty federation the Sarians and the Amozites with a few other tribes continued to maintain their defiance of the Mahars; but these tribes were still divided among themselves, nor had it seemed at all probable to Perry when he had last been among them that any attempt at re-amalgamation would be made.
It is being knit together into a stupendous Bell System--a federation of self-governing companies, united by a central company that is the busiest of them all.
Islamabad -- Ministry of Finance was facing acute shortage of funds due to economic crisis of the country and annual grants of many departments and divisions are not properly being disbursed according to schedule and in first six months of the fiscal year, the Finance Department has just released less than 25 percent grants to various sports federations.
This he said while addressing a luncheon reception organized by former Sports Minister Syed Aqil in his honor of being elected as President PBF along with others who have difference portfolios in national federations and are hailing from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including Secretary Pakistan Table Tennis Federation Kifayat Ullah, Secretary Pakistan Volleyball Federation Shahid Kamal, Treasurer Pakistan Athletic Federation Behre Karam, Treasurer National Rifle Association of Pakistan Dr.
11, 2010 (TAP) - Several Tunisian sports federations praised the vanguard measures decided, on Friday, by President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali for the benefit of sports sector, such measures are meant to strengthen the sector's legislative, structural and tangible foundations.
Summary: Football, basketball listed atop most active federations.
Dubai Meydan, which will host the Dubai International Racing Carnival from this month, held an exclusive introduction and tour of the iconic Meydan Grandstand and racecourse to Presidents of the Arab Equestrian Federations, delegates, representatives from FEI and equestrian federations from around the region.
Seeking to solidify Israel's place in the world, more than 4,300 Jewish leaders -- including the Israeli prime minister and seven members of his Cabinet -- will meet in Los Angeles next week for the annual gathering of North American Jewish federations.
11, relations with most labor federations of the Global South were very much strained," says Fletcher.
Other research activities involved direct work with locals and state federations in support of collective bargaining and organizing.
This article first outlines Arab workers' development of unions, then describes the two large federations of the 1940s at their point of fullest maturity.
WCSN offers comprehensive coverage of over 60 sports disciplines, through exclusive long term programming agreements across a number of key International Federations and National Governing Bodies.

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