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  • noun Alternative spelling of civil service.

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Examples

  • He also serves as the civil-service minister in President Nicolas Sarkozy's cabinet.

    Women Accuse French Official

  • But the post comes with certain veto powers over the use of Singapore's foreign-exchange reserves, and some responsibility over civil-service appointments, and government and statutory board budgets.

    Four Candidates Eligible for Singapore Presidential Election

  • But the post comes with certain veto powers over the use of Singapore's foreign-exchange reserves, and some responsibility over civil-service appointments and government and statutory board budgets.

    Singapore Sets Election for Aug. 27

  • To meet the demands of its international creditors, who are due to resume an inspection visit in Athens next week, the government is now looking at unprecedented public-sector layoffs and cuts in civil-service perks.

    Greek Leader Vows To Press Changes

  • While Mr. Sarkozy is cutting civil-service jobs, saying France needs to slim down its bloated state sector, Mr. de Villepin said the French need more state nurses, teachers and policemen.

    Sarkozy Gets New Rival for the Presidency

  • Without a course correction, the demographic distribution will become even more skewed with the proportion of NASA employees who are 50-59 increasing to nearly half the entire civil-service workforce by the 2014.

    NASA Workforce Issues - The Crisis is Here - NASA Watch

  • Certain conditions are negotiated in contracts for union workers, but city personnel policy echoes these for non-union and (for the most part) civil-service exempt employees.

    Council Gives 12 Percent Raises to Five Managers « PubliCola

  • The looming public-pension crisis that threatens to bankrupt city, county and state governments had its origins in those same years when public employees, already protected by civil-service rules, gained the right to bargain collectively.

    How Public Unions Took Taxpayers Hostage

  • - Adopting legislation mandating that no more than 10% of new hires within any federal Agency in any fiscal year be hired into “term” positions and that no more than 5% of the total civil-service workforce at any federal Agency consist of “term” positions; and

    NASA Workforce Issues - The Crisis is Here - NASA Watch

  • However, one tantalizing glimpse into the agenda of a civil-service guardian of decency identified as "Miss Farrell" does remain.

    The Storm Before the Calm

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