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general public

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lower ranks

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the ordinary members of an organization (such as the enlisted soldiers of an army)

people who constitute the main body of any group

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Except for the provision limiting its application to rank-and-file employees, the bill practically replicates the existing law on the 13th month pay.
ACT also noted that the current pay of teachers - as well as of those rank-and-file employees - "does not follow the principle of equitable pay as the gap between the salaries of top officials, as well as those of the uniformed personnel, and ordinary public employees has widened with the Salary Standardization Law (SSL)."
In an effort to further aid rank-and-file employees, Laogan said, the proposal will ensure that the workers will be better compensated compared to their managerial counterparts, because rank-and-file employees are the ones who deal with clients and customers most of the time and have wages that are barely compliant with minimum wage statutes.
Those who are entitled to receive the pay are all 'rank-and-file employees regardless of the nature of their employment, and irrespective of the methods by which they are paid, provided they worked for at least one month during a calendar year.'
Even though they didn't initiate the controversial practice, rank-and-file gardai are being hauled over the coals and this is wrong.
Drawing on the archives of rank-and-file newsletters, oral histories of waterfront activists, several interviews, and a range of secondary sources, Mello homes in on the three decades following the end of World War II.
A total of about 340,000 rank-and-file party members or supporters will have a big impact on the outcome of the election because their votes will equal about 35 percent of the votes to be cast by lawmakers.
Indeed, the payment of disproportionate bonuses to a select group of executives may have the opposite effect on the rank-and-file employees."
What is different is the amount of the fraud loss; on average, the loss from a dishonest executive is 15 times that of a rank-and-file worker.
(7) If a shareholder or the S corporation is close to meeting the 10%, 20% or 50% tests, the retirement of rank-and-file employees and the redemption of their stock could make a taxpayer a disqualified person.
Informants discuss the state of American democracy, industrial plant closings, occupational health and safety; they debate whether rank-and-file workers should be second fiddle to college students in organizing campaigns, and questions like "How do unions become concerned about the people who are outside the workplace?" (p.
Staughton left academia, took a law degree, and began acting for rank-and-file union members in their battles with their union, their employers and their government.
Mayer would have us envision a functioning community consisting not only of rank-and-file soldiers and line officers but a whole variety of noncombatants as well.
These days I have more of a worm's-eye view, born of working day in and day out with rank-and-file trade unionists and frontline staff who are actually trying to build a labor movement.
Major says, "It's pretty neat when you have a sign painter, as opposed to your financial person, getting up and explaining profit before and after taxes." He believes having rank-and-file employees make monthly presentations about financial results offers a better image to the rest of the company.