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re·trench·ment

(rē-trench'ment),
The cutting away of superfluous tissue.
[F. re-, back, + trancher, to cut]

re·trench·ment

(rē-trench'mĕnt)
The cutting away of superfluous tissue.
[F. re-, back, + trancher, to cut]

retrenchment

[Fr. retrenchier, to cut back]
1. A budgetary reduction; a cutback in the amount of funds allocated for a purpose.
2. A procedure used in plastic surgery to remove excess tissue.
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Earlier, president of KhUJ, Saiful Islam Saifi briefed him regarding the problems faced by the journalists and particularly massive retrenchment by various media houses.
Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has strongly condemned the large-scale retrenchment being made in different media organistations on the pretext of falling revenues In an statement issued on Saturday PFUJ President Afzal Butt and Secretary General Ayub Jan Sarhandi said that Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists has been trying to sort out these issues with All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) and Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA)and offered to form a Joint Action Committee but it appears some media organisations are out to destroy this effort.
While the Minister appreciates the precarious financial position of the public broadcaster and the urgent need to contain costs, the Minister has lamented the fact that despite numerous meetings with the SABC Board on the need for a comprehensive approach to turnaround of the public broadcaster, the Board has insisted on retrenchment as the foremost and only solution.
Penda Kiiyala, the General Manager for External Relations and Communities at Rossing Uranium said the retrenchment exercise, which was announced early March, will soon be finalised as a number of people have exercised the option of a voluntary exit package.
The most common elements suggested for a new strategy are: slower fiscal retrenchment; a credible plan for a prolonged period of fiscal retrenchment; an increase in public-sector infrastructure investment; and a cut in social security entitlements and fiscal transfers.
Market arguments often are used to explain the disparities of In this article I use data of American Association of University Professors (AAUP) cases dealing with retrenchment reported in Academe between 1980-90.
'This protest on October 9 is a warm-up exercise for the long struggle that the PFUJ is going to launch in the country for the protection of mass-scale retrenchments and to protect press freedom,' said APNS secretary general Ayub Jan Sarhandi at the meeting.
Although aware of the drop in commodity prices internationally in the recent past, the committee strongly believes that the retrenchment plan is a slap in the face in a year dedicated to celebrating Mr Nelson Mandelas legacy.
Contradicting this stance, the GIPF a week ago put out a statement saying the NAC employees opted to switch pension funds, a process which was not finalised when the retrenchments happened.
According to Bloomberg, South Africa's Solidarity labour union is to apply to the nation's labour court to prevent retrenchments at Absa Group Ltd, a bank controlled by Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC).
Welfare states, it is said, have been severely damaged over the last twenty years as a result of the political ascendancy of the radical right and by budgetary retrenchments and privatization.
Long Island has received a tremendous amount of negative press from significant isolated corporate retrenchments which has overshadowed the re-emerging story of demand for office space on Long Island.