"There is a need for an interim measure to augment the salaries of BI employees, in recognition of the indispensability of their functions, the apparent disparity between the basic pay of BI employees and employees of agencies performing comparable functions
and to promote the continuous and unhampered delivery of basic government services."
It said the Congress has yet to pass a new immigration act that will update the BI's compensation system, thus the need for an interim measure that will augment the employees' pay "in recognition of the indispensability of their functions, the apparent disparity between the basic pay of BI employees and employees of other agencies performing comparable functions
, and to promote the continuous and unhampered delivery of basic government services.
Though interactive devices have comparable functions
, each of these devices is unique.
"Our intuition is that this response is likely to occur under similar conditions in humans because the brain areas involved are present in all vertebrates and perform comparable functions
," said Russ Fernald, a professor of biology.
The ESG Support concept was developed by COMPACFLT and COMFISCS in 2007 as a means to redirect highly valued shipboard manpower back to the ship by leveraging FISC LSCs, a best value logistics service provider already performing comparable functions
and maintaining existing relationships with Commander, Logistics Forces; NAVCENT; and Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific.
We say that u, v, are comparable functions
in the set A if there exists a positive constant c such that [c.sup.-1]u [less than or equal to] v [less than or equal to] cu a.e.