using agency

using agency

[′yüz·iŋ ‚ā·jən·sē]
(ordnance)
Any element of the U.S. Armed Forces having command or service functions, and requiring materiel for use in performance of its mission.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Courts Service said: "Using agency staff saves the taxpayer money."
"Using agency workers is extremely expensive, I would guess," he said.
"That must be a reason why we're not getting enough retained stuff and we're using agency staff.
Added to this, there are people employed who are clearly not up to the job which they are so highly paid to do, having to bring in expensive business consultants, unable (or just cannot be bothered) to seek out the best deals to obtain services and supplies, they resort to costly outsourcing services using agency staff and continue to use suppliers charging rip-off prices.
This was revealed at the latest full council meeting on Wednesday, June 27, as chief executive Gareth Chapman said the council currently "could not survive" without using agency staff.
She is also against using agency guidance in place of formal rules and is willing to reconsider how regulators rate banks' health.
And no more using agency workers to undercut permanent staff.
No more bogus self-employment and no more using agency workers to undercut permanent staff.
It will examine issues including career progression and pay for NHS and social care staff, and consider how to clamp down on the costs of using agency staff.
Currently qualified nurses are leaving the NHS to work with agencies, which costs the health boards thousands of pounds using agency nurses to fill those vacant holes.
Oregon Revised Statutes contains identical language to the Lane Manual addition, barring law enforcement from using agency resources for deportation actions against someone wanted solely for violating federal immigration law.

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