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"UKBA must adopt a transparent and robust approach to tackling this problem instead of creating new ways of camouflaging backlogs."
Surface Transportation Board needs BNSF Railway and Calgary-based Canadian Pacific Railway to enter plans to address the backlog by 27 June 2014 and start filing weekly updates.
Portland police have laid out a plan that aims to have all their untested kits tested by June 2017, 16 years after their backlog was first discovered.
Looking back five years, the ratings agency found that pronouncements of investment banking backlogs didn't necessarily correlate with higher future profits from those divisions.
New York/Chicago: Indications of strong investment banking (IB) backlogs cited by large US banks in recent earnings calls could bode well for future revenue, but will be dependent on supportive market conditions, says Fitch Ratings.
Caption: FIG 1 The expansion of the plastics processing supply chain has allowed the industry to respond to new orders as well as begin clearing prior quarters of backlogs.
With this, the central office assures that there would no plate backlog in 2020.
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo insisted much work has to be done by Office of the Solicitor General even as the top government lawyer's office refuted her claim of case backlogs.
While eventually effective, this common strategy brings with it a litany of problems, including reduced quality, inconsistent service, increased errors, staff burnout and, often enough, new backlogs in the departments where work has been redistributed--a high cost to pay in the name of reduced expenses and staff efficiency.
The American aerospace industry's orders, shipments and backlogs set another record this year.
The study by the Coalition of Journalists for Open Government concludes the Bush directive did nothing to speed up responses by agencies that have been systematically cutting back the personnel assigned to FOIA work, even as backlogs of requests grow and the cost of fulfilling requests increases.
"Instead, they have tried to bring in agency workers who do not know what they are doing, with the result that mail has gone missing, been delivered to the wrong places and backlogs have not been cleared as quickly as they should have been.