across-the-board across-the-board

Definition(s):

  • (adj) broad in scope or content

Usage(s):

  • He said he had budgeted only for a 2 percent across-the-board increase at a cost of $19.

News

  1. Springfield school district approves raises

    The Springfield school board approved four 2013-14 collective bargaining contracts during its study session on Tuesday that includes across-the-board pay hikes for employees.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Springfield News-Leader

  2. Springfield school district OK's raises, for employees, some step increases

    The Springfield school board approved four 2013-14 collective bargaining contracts during its study session Tuesday that include across-the-board pay hikes for employees.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Springfield News-Leader

  3. The State Worker: Here's the case for SEIU pay raises

    Now that SEIU Local 1000 has negotiated an across-the-board pay bump for the 95,000 employees it represents, the inevitable question follows: Is it a sensible agreement?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

Quotes

  • "Intel delivered the best third-quarter revenue in its history," said Paul Otellini, Intel president and CEO. "We were solidly profitable, with operating income of over $3 billion, reflecting strong across-the-board execution and...
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: Paul Otellini Source: WELT ONLINE

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