dol dol  /ˈdɑl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a unit of pain intensity
  2. (n) the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States; created in 1913

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Consumers and businessmen rushed to borrow, spend and invest, hustling to convert their cash into goods or services before the value of the dol lar declined still further.
  2. The upheaval, which injured 40 people and did millions of dol lars in damage, was attributed to a mixture of antinuclear and pro-independence sentiments.
  3. We have been awarded approximately two million dol lars worth of Government contracts.

News

  1. Dollarama announces election of directors

    MONTREAL, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Dollarama Inc. (TSX: DOL) ("Dollarama") announced that the nominees listed in its management proxy circular dated April 19, 2013 were elected as directors ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Dollarama Falls on First Earnings Miss Since IPO

    Dollarama Inc. (DOL) , Canada ’s largest dollar-store retailer, plunged the most in almost two years after reporting first-quarter earnings per share that fell short of analysts’ estimates for the first time since it went public.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. DOL commissioner: ‘Competitive work force is critical’

    About the state Department of Labor’s new commissioner, Sharon Palmer, one DOL worker said, “She’s not into the ‘commissioner’ thing. She feels we’re all working as a team for Connecticut.”
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Bristol Press

Quotes

  1. "It concerns me greatly that there is conflicting information on whether ICE communicated with DOL prior to the Agriprocessors raid," Braley said in the letter. "While upholding immigration law is important, so is ensuring workplace safety....
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Bruce Braley Source: MSN Money

  2. "I will seek the support and commitment of my brothers in the region to establish a memorandum of understanding for our US DOL registered apprenticeship programs. We must invest in comprehensive talent development programs throughout our region that...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Felix Camacho Source: Saipan Tribune

  3. "Some claimants had to wait three years just for the government to rule on their case, and that's unacceptable," Harkin said. "The recommendations the GAO makes in this report will help the DOL be more responsive to affected workers, and I am...
    on Mar 23, 2010 By: Tom Harkin Source: Iowa Independent

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