step increase


step increase
step increase - An advancement from one step to the next within a specific grade of a position. It is dependent on performance and tenure. (Also called periodic step increase)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • step-ups/step-downs — USA In the context of bank loan facilities, the terms refer to an increase or decrease in a covenant level (or other requirement) based on some agreed index. For example, a loan agreement may require the borrower to prepay the loans with 50% of… …   Law dictionary

  • step-ups — step ups/step downs USA In the context of bank loan facilities, the terms refer to an increase or decrease in a covenant level (or other requirement) based on some agreed index. For example, a loan agreement may require the borrower to prepay the …   Law dictionary

  • step-downs — step ups/step downs USA In the context of bank loan facilities, the terms refer to an increase or decrease in a covenant level (or other requirement) based on some agreed index. For example, a loan agreement may require the borrower to prepay the …   Law dictionary


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