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entitlements

the rights to social welfare payments and provision which exist in most modern societies for all CITIZENS, but which are also the subject of dispute. For example, L. Mead (Beyond Entitlements, 1985) has argued that one-sided talk of entitlements has led to the neglect of‘obligations’. All Western capitalist states have experienced problems in sustaining both welfare provision and ‘capitalist accumulation’ (see FISCAL CRISIS IN THE CAPITALIST STATE, CULTURAL CONTRADICTIONS OF CAPITALISM, LEGITIMATION CRISIS, THATCHERISM). On the other hand, there are many who argue that a recognition of the rights of all citizens and workers to basic entitlements at a high minimum level (i.e. a new SOCIAL CONTRACT) is essential if the modern conception of CITIZENSHIP and CITIZEN RIGHTS is to be maintained and extended. See also UNDERCLASS.
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Some of the placards carried by the aggrieved workers include 'President Buhari, save us from Kemi Adeosun,' 'Mrs Adeosun do not spoil the good work President Buhari has started on our entitlements,' Mrs Adeosun where did you keep our Pension Money,' 'Madam MOF did you misappropriate our money?
Only then will former staff be able to claim a payout of their entitlements from the federal government's Fair Entitlements Guarantee, after Employment Minister Michaelia Cash stalled on requests she fast-track the activation of the scheme for the struggling north Queenslanders.
This may mean that affected farmers will be holding more entitlements than they have land to activate.
For instance 39 percent or respondents report difficulty enabling customers to manage their own software entitlements.
The second problem is this: Political leaders' casual references to entitlements encourage people to think benefit programs are legally untouchable, at least in the sense of cuts.
The total number of IDC shares on issue after the New Shares under the institutional entitlement will be 960,217,535.
While the funding is provided in the annual appropriations acts, the level of spending for appropriated entitlements is not controlled through the annual appropriations process.
The system would be based upon existing farmers retaining their current payment entitlements and, subject to strict eligibility criteria, being granted a "claim entitlement" in 2014.
However, the claims to entitlement of the beneficiaries of these different programs -- of a Social Security participant who paid into the "trust fund" for 40 years; of a Medicare beneficiary who just saw the benefit enriched by fiat and without funding via Medicare Part D; of a Medicaid participant; and of a veteran or federal employee -- are each of an entirely different quality.
It's possible we're seeing more sales activity simply because farmers are becoming more aware they can trade entitlements," he said.
Leave is primarily governed by the Holidays Act 2003, with enhancements and additions to statutory entitlements being provided in some employment agreements.
Twenty nursing, administrative and medical staff were told the practice would be stopping trading at midnight and it was unlikely there were funds to cover wages or accrued leave entitlements.