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A leadership vacuum will become a real risk, and there are no obvious candidates with the seniority and stature of Sanders.
CRYSTAL BALL 2021: PREDICTIONS FOR THE ECONOMY, POLITICS, TECHNOLOGY, AND MORELBELANGER225DECEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Far fewer women than men are promoted in the finance industry unless they first ask for seniority, a sign of institutional gender bias, according to a new study in Australia.
WOMEN IN FINANCE HAVE TO ASK FOR PROMOTIONS. MEN DON’TEHINCHLIFFENOVEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
It also requires that hotels hire back based on seniority and if they don’t, that they provide a written explanation.
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When I heard they were doing layoffs, I thought I would be OK because I have the most seniority in my department.
CITY TO WEIGH MEASURE GIVING LAID-OFF HOTEL WORKERS FIRST SHOT AT OPEN JOBSMAYA SRIKRISHNANSEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Despite their seniority when they were laid off, they have not been offered a chance to return, even as some employees have been called back as visitor numbers have started to rebound.
CITY TO WEIGH MEASURE GIVING LAID-OFF HOTEL WORKERS FIRST SHOT AT OPEN JOBSMAYA SRIKRISHNANSEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
When a candidate passes, he is appointed assistant-engineer by the Ministry, and he rises in his profession solely by seniority.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
The Drapers assembled beneath, and proceeded to make their purchases in order of seniority, according to ancient usage.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
Still, I would harden my heart to it now—to-night—were not my hands tied by Mahon's seniority.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
"He's not as susceptible as he looks," Rose pronounced from her vantage-point of seniority.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
When a father dies intestate, his property is equally divided among his children, without respect to sex or seniority.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 393, JULY 1848VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SENIORITY

  • antecedence
  • anteposition
  • earliness
  • lead
  • precedency
  • precession
  • preeminence
  • preexistence
  • preference
  • prevenience
  • previousness
  • primary
  • priority
  • rank
  • seniority
  • superiority
  • supremacy
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