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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: crisis, actions, analysis, ceiling, debt
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 1996-12-01
ISBN-10: 0788136046
ISBN-13: 9780788136047

On Aug. 10, Ô93, Congress raised the debt ceiling to $4.9 trillion. This debt ceiling was reached in the Fall of Ô95, but was not raised until Mar. 29, Ô96. The intervening period, beginning on Nov. 15, Ô95, when the Treasury Secretary declared a debt issuance suspension period, became known as the 1995-96 debt ceiling crisis. Treasury took several steps during this period to raise funds to meet Federal obligations without exceeding the debt ceiling. This report analyzes Treasury's actions during the crisis related to investment and redemption in Federal trust funds.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: public, awareness, widespread, raised, campaign, dollar, coin, marketing, new
Number of Pages: 51
ISBN-10: 1428945369
ISBN-13: 9781428945364

Author: Gary L. Jones
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: strengthen, eeo, oversight, needed, actions, weapons, laboratories, doe
Number of Pages: 78
Published: 2003-09
ISBN-10: 0756726573
ISBN-13: 9780756726577

Allegations of racial profiling at the DoE weapons labs, raised most notably in the 1999 case of Dr. Wen Ho Lee, an Asian Amer. accused of espionage, have called into question the equitable treatment of minorities & women in personnel actions such as hiring, pay, & promotion. This report: describes the composition of staff by race/ethnicity, gender, & job category to determine how the composition of lab staff has changed in the 5-year period; determines whether there are differences in selected personnel actions for managers & prof'l's. when comparing minority employees & white employees in FY

Author: Nancy Lee Jones
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: relating, employment, issues, legal, isolation, selected, quarantine
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437925847
ISBN-13: 9781437925845

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. On June 11, in response to the global spread of a new strain of influenza, the level of influenza pandemic alert was raised to indicate the start of an actual pandemic. Questions relating to employment is a significant issue raised by a pandemic since if individuals fear losing their employment, compliance with public health measures such as isolation or quarantine may suffer. Although the common law doctrine of employment-at-will (EAW) is applicable, there is an exception for public policy reasons. This report examines the EAW d

Author: Linda T. Kohn
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: initiatives, regarding, business, practices, customers, provided, purchasing, organizations, services, group
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437940412
ISBN-13: 9781437940411

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Health care providers rely on group purchasing org. (GPOs) to negotiate contracts with vendors of medical products. In 2002, questions were raised about GPOs engaging in anti-competitive bus. practices such as collecting excessively high contract admin. fees. In 2003, it was reported that selected GPOs had adopted or revised codes of conduct to respond to questions about their bus. practices, but that it was too soon to evaluate the impact of the codes of conduct. This report describes: (1) the types of services that GPOs provide

Author: Jonathan L. Ramseur (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: oil, spill, gulf, raised, compensation, issues, liability
Number of Pages: 27
Published: 2011-06-01
ISBN-10: 143798343X
ISBN-13: 9781437983432

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon (DH) incident produced the largest oil spill that has occurred in U.S. waters, releasing more than 200 million gallons into the Gulf of Mexico. BP has estimated the combined oil spill costs will be approx. $41 billion. The DH oil spill raised many issues for policymakers, incl. the ability of the existing oil spill liability and compensation framework to respond to a catastrophic spill. Contents of this report: (1) Intro.; (2) Existing Liability and Compensation Framework: Responsible Party; Liability Limits; Financial Responsibility; The Oil Spill Liability Trust Fu

Author: Steve Olson
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: values, human, biology, future, shaping
Number of Pages: 136
Published: 1989-12
eBookDB-ID: NAP:13065

Looks at developments in genetics, cell growth, neurobiology, and evolution, and ethical issues raised by biological research
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