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
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
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.