Examples of seniority in a Sentence
Promotions are based on merit and seniority.
a teacher with less seniority
He has worked here longer than I have, so he has seniority over me.
Recent Examples of seniority from the Web
Umpiring is hard, underappreciated work, and compared to players, the officials don’t make much money—somewhere between $120,000 and $350,000 depending on seniority (nothing to sneeze at, but the average major leaguer makes over $4 million).
Seven days a week, at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m., workers flock to the hiring center a few blocks from the Mississippi River and line up against the chain-link fence according to their seniority.
Sherman criticized the data presented by city staff, stressing that the disparities didn’t account for differentials between men and women in seniority and experience.
That 2010 defeat led national and state Republicans to pull support from her and caused some tension with her Senate colleagues, some of whom suggested she should be stripped of committee seniority.
Existing teacher-salary schedule, based on seniority and education, to be eliminated. •
Under the new tentative contract, salaries in the 2017-18 school year for teachers with just a bachelor's degree would range from $35,683 to $57,782, depending on seniority.
Two other factors matter more in the Senate: seniority and having relatively (but not overly) safe seats.
New Plan After accruals to the existing defined benefit retirement plan stop in 2023, UPS will begin a contribution program that will place between 5 percent and 8 percent of a worker’s eligible salary into a 401(k), depending on seniority.
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