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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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Tax Executives Institute appreciates your support for establishing a single corporate income tax collection system with the federal government. This letter was prepared under the aegis of the Toronto Chapter's Ontario Tax Committee, whose chair is Robert G.
In addition, the event must be "certified" as an act of terrorism by the federal government, which must determine that the act was committed by persons acting on behalf of a foreign interest in an effort to coerce U.S.
To learn more about employment with the Federal government log onto USA JOBS website (www.usajobs.opm.gov).
However, this is precisely the position in which we find our federal government today.
We have a profound solution to the problem without the federal government sponsoring an independent director--directors representing the employees.
The federal government's tough stance infuriated investors, many of whom are also creditors to the province, and increased the prospect of drawn-out negotiations and legal action against the country.
federal government is the world's largest creator, disseminator, and user of information, the criticality of having a strong policy framework is obvious.
The greening of the federal government arguably dates back to 1969.
That's what Peggy Neff received from the federal government to help compensate for the loss of her partner, Sheila Hein, a Pentagon employee who was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
In November 2002, the federal government and the Anglican Church of Canada reached a settlement whereby the government will pay 70% of all validated claims of physical and sexual abuse.
The major policy differences between the Democrats and Republicans are the role of the federal government and the large difference in coverage and, ultimately, in costs.

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