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directive

duh rek tiv

  • n  a pronouncement encouraging or banning some activity
    the boss loves to send us directives
  • s  showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on
News & Articles

  • Agilent Technologies Announces Compliance with RoHS Directive
    Company Advances Sustainability Goals SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that the majority of its electronic test and measurement products are now designed for compliance with the European Union's restrictions on the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. Commonly referred to as RoHS, the European directive bans ...
    June 19, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • Grassley Criticizes Potential $70 Million in IRS Bonuses
    A government-wide directive says such bonuses shouldn’t be paid while automatic federal spending cuts are in effect, Grassley of Iowa wrote in a letter to Daniel Werfel, the interim chief of the IRS.
    June 19, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • IRS to pay $70M in employee bonuses, senator says
    The Internal Revenue Service is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses despite an Obama administration directive to cancel discretionary bonuses because of automatic spending cuts enacted this year, according to a GOP senator. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa says his office has learned that the IRS is executing an agreement with the employees' union on Wednesday to pay the bonuses. Grassley ...
    June 19, 2013 - NBC NEWS
Quotes

  • Gerard Arpey in Reuters
    We've been working in good faith to ensure that we are in compliance with this airworthiness directive,said Gerard Arpey, AMR's chairman and chief executive.
  • John Boehner in Houston Chronicle
    Coming just one day after the 36th anniversary of the tragic Roe v. Wade decision, this presidential directive forces taxpayers to subsidize abortions overseas - something no American should be required by government to do,said House Minority...

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