Entitlement


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Entitlement

An individual's right to receive a value or benefit provided by law.

Commonly recognized entitlements are benefits, such as those provided by Social Security or Workers' Compensation.

See: birthright, certification, charter, consent, droit, due, fitness, freedom, license, privilege, qualification, right, sanction, title
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Some of the placards carried by the aggrieved workers include 'President Buhari, save us from Kemi Adeosun,' 'Mrs Adeosun do not spoil the good work President Buhari has started on our entitlements,' Mrs Adeosun where did you keep our Pension Money,' 'Madam MOF did you misappropriate our money?
Effective software licensing and entitlement management is the gateway to revenue for software vendors.
The trouble is that it's not true; the popular view of entitlement has little standing in law.
Retail shareholders who have questions regarding the Retail Entitlement Offer should call the Indochine Mining Offer Information Line on 1300 880 467 (within Australia) or + 61 1300 880 467 (from outside Australia) between 8.
As predicted, for both general anger at God and situation-specific anger at God, psychological entitlement accounted for unique variance in both samples, even when controlling for the five factors of personality, trait anger, and narcissistic entitlement.
In the educational context, entitlement can be defined as the "tendency to possess an expectation of academic success without taking personal responsibility for achieving that success" (Chowning & Campbell, 2009, p.
A portion of entitlement spending, such as Medicaid and certain veterans' programs, is funded in annual appropriations acts.
However, paying employees for their holiday entitlement would result in an employer being in breach of the Working Time regulations.
The judges nevertheless point out that the directive does not preclude provisions of national law conferring on a public servant an entitlement to further paid leave in addition to the entitlement to a minimum paid leave of four weeks.
As I understand it, entitlements include Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, veterans' benefits, and federal pensions.
It is a good opportunity to become familiar (if not already) with what the actual entitlements are, and the rights and obligations attached to them.
In practice this means if you have a five-day working week your entitlement will rise from 24 days to 28 days.