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seniority

Vox populi The length of time spent in a department, company or other organization, which usually forms the basis for ↑ privileges, salary, responsibility
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The seniority system does not work in this context even now.
105) Barnett requested, but was denied, a reassignment accommodation under the ADA--to allow him to keep the position to which he had been transferred rather than allowing other employees to bid for the position according to the seniority system.
Airways' seniority system "would not be reasonable in the run of cases.
For present purposes, what is most important about the amendment in question is that it applied only to the adoption of a discriminatory seniority system, not to other types of employment discrimination.
Because of our seniority system, once we as pilots come to an airline, unless we are young and make the move early in our career, we are pretty much stuck where we are unless we are willing to sacrifice our seniority and all which that entails.
After 1995, Republicans, led by Gingrich, adopted an even more top-down governing model, ending the seniority system by which committee chairmanships had been handed out, and pressuring members to vote with the leadership on virtually every bill.
The union and the industry clashed over benefits, wages and a multiple-tiered seniority system.
The second goal is to demonstrate that preferential promotion of former bureaucrats to important cabinet and party posts gave way to a seniority system based on the number of times a Diet member had been elected.
He stresses that the ongoing seniority system remains in place, and that awarding a limited number of bonus points for ads and sponsorship is a "tweak" that will affect only a handful of companies.
Over 4,500 passengers were left stranded after SAS cabin crew took action over fears that a new seniority system introduced by the airline would make it easier for them to be fired.
The shift from firefighting toward preparedness for terrorist attacks under Code Orange alerts further discombobulates the seniority system.
The Supreme Court held that an accommodation that conflicts with a legitimate seniority system is ordinarily not reasonable.