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Hardship

A financial or personal need that must be addressed. For example, one may make a hardship withdrawal from a retirement account in order to pay for unexpected medical bills one may not be able to afford otherwise. Likewise, one may be able to cancel an employment contract early if a spouse dies and one must take care of one's children.
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Such evidence clearly shows that the many acts of stereotyping are major contributing factors to more life-threatening hardships.
The story moves slowly as we follow Sarah and Louvenia from one hardship to the next.
"Undue hardship" is determined by the size and type of the employer's resources, the nature and cost of the accommodation, and the nature of the employer's overall operations.
Hardships faced in childhood are often associated with health behaviors later in life, which can include smoking, depression, mood and sleep disturbances, and substance use and abuse, according to background information in the article.
"By definition, hardship posts present unusually difficult or unhealthful conditions or severe physical hardships.
Family systems carry with them some residual of strain that may be the result of unresolved hardships from earlier stressors, transitions, or illness.
DADU -- MPA Pir Mujeebul Haq in a statement has stated that the local growers are facing many hardships due to non provision of gunny bags to them.
While correlation does not equal causation, it should be observed how the trend of greater claiming of hardships comes at a time when the U.S.
TANDO BAGO -- The residents of Ward No 8 and 9 are facing many hardships in Tando Bago due to non provision of facilities to them.
Hence, hike in medicines prices are as per the drug pricing policy and acknowledging the hardships pharmaceutical companies are facing,' said an official of a pharmaceutical company.
According to the Center for Creative Leadership, "four major groups of experiences were most beneficial to leadership development: key jobs, hardships, training and important people." Meaning those that have made it far as leaders in their organizations demonstrate those four experiences as having shaped them into successful leaders.