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
The average Marysville worker now has 29 years of seniority.
Bus and train drivers are bidding this week for slots in the revised schedule, based on seniority.
Even if men are pushed from their lofty perches, those waiting to take their places, the ones who’ve accrued seniority, expertise, and connections, are mostly men.
In addition to the raise and bonuses, which will be given on a sliding scale based on seniority, Walmart says it’s revamping maternity and parental leave benefits and introducing an adoption credit for employees.
The one-time bonus of up to $1,000 is based on seniority and will amount to an additional $400 million.
Denham isn’t the most senior member of the committee, but the GOP weighs more than seniority in deciding who gets the gavel.
With John Conyers’s resignation earlier this month, Cochran became the longest-serving member of Congress (Utah’s Orrin Hatch has him beat in Senate seniority by two years, and is thus Senate president pro tem).
Nadler had seniority, which usually decides leadership positions among Congressional Democrats, but Lofgren had the advantage of being a woman at a time when the party needs to demonstrate its commitment to diversity.
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