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The centre on Anglesey would close while Swansea would be demoted to daytime-only cover.
An employee can be demoted after maternity leave for problems discovered while she was away, the 11th Circuit ruled April 6 in Schaaf v.
Four captains were notified Thursday they would be reduced in rank to lieutenant and three lieutenants will be demoted to firefighter, according to the chief.
Will Howard Webb be demoted for his howler in the North East derby or his performance at the Blues FA Cup tie with Wolves?
Yvonne Cooper told the Globe and Mail he would not be demoted in rank or pay scale.
Coppell fined the 21-year-old for the incident and Long admits he deserved to be demoted to the bench for the Birmingham game.
Herbert has now been told he will not be demoted - but he will be transferred from Cowcaddens and receive a final written warning.
The Galaxy will announce today whether it will be David Kramer or rookie Kevin Hartman who will be demoted to the team's A-League affiliate, the Orange County Zodiac, to make room for Campos.
The 41-year-old mother- of two was recommended to be demoted to corporal by the King's Royal Hussars because affairs within the ranks are against Army rules.
The stewards applied Article 166, clause 1 of the France Galop rules of racing which reads: "When an owner has parts of several horses in a race and one of the horses or jockey pushes, bumps or hampers one or several rivals in any way, all horses belonging to that owner and having taken part in that race can be demoted or disqualified.
Voters who turned out at polling stations nationwide were also asked whether any of the nine top court judges should be demoted.