Across-the-Board


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Across-the-Board

Describing anything that applies to all affected parties equally. For example, if a company decides on an across-the-board pay reduction, all of its employees (including managers) have their pay reduced by the same percentage. Likewise, if an exchange is on an across-the-board upward trend, it means all or nearly all securities on that exchange are increasing in price.
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The senator though clarified that the Senate would still resume its deliberations on a bill that would grant SSS pensioners the full P2,000 across-the-board increase.
A consolidation of three bills, the measure mandates the Social Security Commission to implement a P2,000 across-the-board increase in the monthly pension under the SSS.
Below is a chart of the Title VIII programs before the across-the-board cuts outlined above.
Under the most likely scenario for across-the-board cuts, minority-serving colleges and universities could face reductions of up to 10 percent, said Edith Bartley, government affairs director for the United Negro College Fund.
Currently, no one knows what the across-the-board cut might be under the sequestration process.
The other alternative to across-the-board cuts is Congress being able to pass legislation calling for at least $1.
Most firms are making careful, considered increases--often client-by-client or lawyer-by-lawyer--unlike prior years when across-the-board increases were typical," said Altman Weil Principal Tom Clay in a press release.
Every individual who wants to be a part of the future must learn to become extraordinary across-the-board.
For science and engineering, the recent decline "was almost across-the-board," although some fields suffered more than others, observes NSF's Susan T.
I really want to know how an across-the-board tax cut benefits only the rich.
Auditors remain in the comfort zone of the historical approach of assessing risk at maximum and doing across-the-board substantive tests.