entitlement

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entitlement

1. A right or benefit.
2. A form of compensation granted to an individual because of a special status under the law (e.g., an entitlement to health insurance under the Medicare program).
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Employee entitlements are benefits accrued through continuity of employment.
The proposal to abolish existing entitlements in December 2013 and create brand new ones based upon the amount of land declared in 2014 is likely to cause major disruptions for the industry in Wales and would be extremely difficult to administer," Dr Fenwick told delegates to the union's autumn conference in Aberystwyth this week.
This was reflected at St Asaph market last Thursday, with high value entitlements fetching prices three times their face value.
The National Distribution Union (NDU) wants Legislation to protect accrued leave entitlements but the government is saying it has no plans to change the current situation.
You can reapply for your Class 1 entitlement by completing a D2 form and a D4 medical report form (that must be completed by a doctor) and sending them to the DVLA.
The Government had originally intended that the increase would be brought in in two stages, with the entitlement extending to 4.
Besides thwarting protectionism, Paulson has the task of reviving Bush's entitlement reform initiative.
Goodman echoes the attitude of entitlement watchers from free market and deficit-fighting groups when he says, "By the end of this decade, I think we'll see a national consensus among Democrats and Republicans that something needs to be done about entitlement programs for the elderly in this country.
In September, Clinton endorsed a Senate bill to rescind the federal entitlement to AFDC.
Entitlements are what can be attained if everything is executed perfectly.
GreenPark's team first performs an analysis of each property's highest and best use, then develops a targeted strategy to obtain the appropriate entitlements to reposition the property for this use.
Those and other entitlements now account for 51% of the federal budget, and will be 59% by 2006.