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redeployment (of labour)

the movement of LABOUR from one firm to another, or from one industry to another, usually made necessary by technical change (the introduction of labour-saving machinery, for example) or by structural change (the decline of an industry, for example). Redeployment often requires a high degree of labour MOBILITY, both geographically and in terms of acquiring new job skills.

Increasingly, firms and other organizations are seeking to redploy existing staff within their own firm or organization as their job requirements change, with some departments or divisions being slimmed down or closed while other areas of the business expand. Using existing rather than new staff to fill newly created positions can save time and money See also RESOURCE ALLOCATION.

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Joint Publication 3-35, Deployment/Redeployment Operations, and Field Manual 3-35, Army Deployment and Redeployment, provide general guidance but no specific tasks, purpose, or task organization.
In accordance with the SDDC redeployment support to the warfighter, the 595th provided support to all redeploying OIF and OEF units, provided the critical link to AMC redeployment of warfighting equipment, to include battle damaged, battle loss, and retrograde equipment.
This thoughtful redeployment deserves councilors' support.
One way to minimize liability is to provide notice of redeployment to fund investors and move forward with the transaction only upon majority consent, but there are practical drawbacks to this approach.
The UN's Redeployment Coordination Committee said earlier in a statement that the Houthis would make an "initial unilateral redeployment" between May 11 and May 14 from Saleef and Ras Isa as well as the country's main port of Hodeidah.
The redeployment of forces from the three port cities is a critical part of the ceasefire deal, aimed at averting a full-scale assault on Hudaydah, but has so far failed to materialize on the ground.
'We have written a letter to INEC National Chairman on our request for their redeployment.
"Operational details will be presented to the parties in the Redeployment Coordination Committee [RCC] for endorsement shortly," he added.
Hodeidah, Yemen, March 12, 2019, SPA -- In an attempt to thwart the Yemeni government positive effort to maintain the Stockholm Agreement, the Iranian-backed Houthi militia targeted here today the Government Team of Redeployment Coordination Committee.
The parties in Yemen agreed that an immediate ceasefire shall enter into force in the city of Hodeidah, the ports of Hodeidah, Salif and Ras Isa and a mutual redeployment of forces shall be carried out from the city of Hodeidah and the ports of Hodeidah, Salif and Ras Isa to agreed upon locations outside the city and the ports.
The Redeployment Coordination Committee, a joint committee led by U.N.