Business / Human Resources (HR) / Deficiency: Failure to fulfill a requirement of Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act or Section 4212 of the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act, including implementing rules, regulations and orders. 'Deficiency' and 'violation' are often used interchangeably.

Loan Deficiency Payments

Business / Agriculture / Loan Deficiency Payments: A commodity payment program authorized by the Food Security Act of 1985 that makes direct payments, equivalent to marketing loan gains, to wheat, feed grain, upland cotton, rice, or oilseed producers MORE

Deficiency Payments

Business / Agriculture / Deficiency Payments: Direct government payments made to farmers who participated in an annual commodity program for wheat, feed grains, rice, or cotton, prior to 1996. The crop-specific deficiency payment rate was based o MORE

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Aids)

Science / Biology / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (Aids): A collection of disorders that develop as a result of infection by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which attacks helper T cells, crippling the immune system and greatly reducing the bodys abil MORE

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS): Caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) which kills or damages cells of the body's immune system by progressively destroying the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers. People MORE

Advance Deficiency Payments

Business / Agriculture / Advance Deficiency Payments: Initial payments (ranging from 30 to 50% of the total payment) made to crop producers when they signed up for federal commodity programs. If the total deficiency payment was eventually calculated to b MORE

Aquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Health / Disease / Aquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS): An infectious disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Transmission occurs via one of three routes: vertical transmission, transmission via body fluids (eg sharing needles) or via sex MORE