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Australasian Collaborative Research on Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Study. A population-based survey based on the acute version of the English (Australia/New Zealand) short-form questionnaire, which identified all the cases of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage that occurred in 4 Australasian centres—Adelaide, Hobart, Perth and Auckland—at staggered intervals during 1995–1998, assessing health-related quality of life; of 432 patients registered in ACROSS, 242 were alive at followup, 189 were interviewed; survivors reported decreased vitality and ability to participate in social roles because of physical problems, despite physical functioning comparable to the general population
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An alternative could be to release school districts from an across-the-board pay raise mandate if they already compensate teachers at rates greater than what's required by the state's minimum pay scale.
He pointed out that the Supreme Court had earlier ruled that the board could not grant across-the-board pay increases.
A consolidation of three bills, the measure mandates the Social Security Commission to implement a P2,000 across-the-board increase in the monthly pension under the SSS.
Below is a chart of the Title VIII programs before the across-the-board cuts outlined above.
Under the most likely scenario for across-the-board cuts, minority-serving colleges and universities could face reductions of up to 10 percent, said Edith Bartley, government affairs director for the United Negro College Fund.
Currently, no one knows what the across-the-board cut might be under the sequestration process.
The other alternative to across-the-board cuts is Congress being able to pass legislation calling for at least $1.2 trillion in savings.
"Most firms are making careful, considered increases--often client-by-client or lawyer-by-lawyer--unlike prior years when across-the-board increases were typical," said Altman Weil Principal Tom Clay in a press release.
He points out that after stubbornly resisting nearly two years of prodding by the Federal Reserve Board, long-term interest rates have begun to make across-the-board advances.
Senate for his proposed bill to impose a 27 percent across-the-board tariff on Chinese imports should China not meaningfully adjust its exchange rate in a sufficiently timely manner.
As China continues to manipulate the yuan, the commission supports the passage of the Graham-Schumer China Free Trade Bill that would impose across-the-board tariffs on Chinese goods if China does not revalue its currency.
The agreement is retroactive to June 1 and includes across-the-board wage increases each year and better wage rate protection in the event of placement to lower-paying job categories.