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respondent

Law a person against whom a petition, esp in a divorce suit, or appeal is brought
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any person replying to a social survey QUESTIONNAIRE or who answers questions in a social science INTERVIEW.
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This was argued to introduce 'common courtesy,' and increase efficiency by ensuring that the required time and wage records and a person with proper authority, would be present at the time of inspection, as well as verifying award respondency (IRB Annual Report 1978-79:23; Operations Handbook 1980:3-3-15).
(1992), 'Bargaining Structure, Award Respondency and Employer Associations', UNSW Studies in Australian Industrial Relations, Vol.
Plowman, David and Malcolm Rimmer (1992), "Bargaining structure, award respondency and employer associations", University of New South Wales Studies in Australian Industrial Relations, No.