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What does Acas mean?

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  1. [aviation] Airborne Collision Avoidance System
  2. [British] Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service

Business

Acas: The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service is a Crown non-departmental public body of the Government of the United Kingdom. Its purpose is to improve organisations and working life through the promotion and facilitation of strong industrial relations practice. It may do this through a number of mediums such as arbitration or mediation, although the service is perhaps best known for its collective conciliation function - that is resolving disputes between groups of employees or workers, often represented by a trade union, and their employers. Acas is an independent and impartial organisation that does not side with a particular party, but rather will help the parties to reach suitable resolutions in a dispute.

Place

Acas a.k.a. Acâș: Acâş is a rural municipality of 2,792 inhabitants situated in Satu Mare County, Romania. It is composed of four villages: Acâş, Ganaş, Mihăieni and Unimăt.

Miscellanea

ACAS a.k.a. Traffic collision avoidance system: A traffic collision avoidance system or traffic alert and collision avoidance system is an aircraft collision avoidance system designed to reduce the incidence of mid-air collisions between aircraft. It monitors the airspace around an aircraft for other aircraft equipped with a corresponding active transponder, independent of air traffic control, and warns pilots of the presence of other transponder-equipped aircraft which may present a threat of mid-air collision. It is a type of airborne collision avoidance system mandated by the International Civil Aviation Organization to be fitted to all aircraft with a maximum take-off mass of over 5,700 kg or authorized to carry more than 19 passengers.

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Google previewA Handbook of Dispute Resolution (2013)

ADR in Action by Karl J Mackie, Karl Mackie

ACAS is a statutory body with a number of significant strands of responsibility and a shopping bag of dispute resolution methods: individual conciliation(in the context oflegal claims), conciliation, mediation andarbitration in collective disputes, ...

Google previewConsidering Computer Contracting? (2013)

by Michael Powell

ACAS is a government body which is set up to promote the improvement of industrial relations and to encourage the extension of collective bargaining and the development and reform of collective bargaining machinery — in short it's who you ...

Google previewStrategic Human Resource Management (2014)

An International Perspective by Gary Rees, Paul Smith

Although funded by the UK government, Acas is an independent organization, set up in 1975 to provide confidential and impartial advice to both employers and employees. It works with small and large organizations, individual employees and ...

Google previewBritish Civilization (2013)

A Student's Dictionary by John Oakland

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, the (ACAS) (employment and industry) ACAS is an independent, cov- ERNMENT-financed organization, established in 1975. It consists of independent members and representatives from both ...

Google previewA Study Guide for the Operator Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in Road Freight (2016)

A Complete Self-study Course for OCR and CILT Examinations by Clive Pidgeon

ACAS is a body that has been established in order to: ○○ help to improve the working relationship between employers and trade unions; ○○ act as a single point of contact when trade unions and employers cannot bring about a resolution ...

Google previewBusiness in Context (2010)

An Introduction to Business and Its Environment by David Needle

ACAS is a state mechanism, which attempts to influence the conduct of industrial relations without either party having recourse to the use of law. As we will see later in the chapter, the extent of state intervention in HR matters varies between ...

Google previewGlobal Consistency of Tolerances (1999)

Proceedings of the 6th CIRP International Seminar on Computer-Aided Tolerancing, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, 22–24 March, 1999 by Fred van Houten, Hubert Kals

The ACAS is a cylindrical zone located at the center of the actual mating cylinder, oriented with respect to the primary datum. To simplify the explanation of the method, only cylindrical internal features are used and the primary datum is ...

Google previewPersonnel Practice (2002)

by Malcolm Martin, Tricia Jackson

ACAS is a body set up by the Government but which is required to act impartially in seeking to promote good industrial relations. lts services are available both to employers and individuals, and it receives enquiries from both sources in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Resource Management (2016)

by Adrian Wilkinson, Stewart Johnstone

Acas Embleton, S. and L. Brown (2014), Long-term sickness absence: five tricky issues for employers, Employers' Law,

The Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (Acas) was established in the UK as a statutory body under the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law (2015)

by Jonathan Law

ACAS lots, the purchaser of each lot may be required to accept an examined abstract or epitome in lieu of the original title deeds, accompanied by an * acknowledgment and undertaking. abuse of a dominant position Unlawful activities by ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Historical Terms (2016)

by Chris Cook

ACAS. Arbitration and Conciliation Advisory Service, established in Britain in 1975. The Employment Protection Bill introduced by the Labour ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Business and Management (2016)

by Jonathan Law

Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) A UK government body set up in 1975 to mediate in industrial disputes in both the public and private sectors. Its findings are not binding on either side, but carry considerable weight.

Google previewA Dictionary of Human Resource Management (2008)

by Edmund Heery, Mike Noon

ACAS is a tripartite institution whose council consists of an independent chair and representatives of business, labour, and academia, and whose workforce consists of civil servants specializing in industrial relations advice and dispute ...

Google previewA Dictionary of British Institutions (2002)

A Students' Guide by John Oakland

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, the (ACAS) Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, the (ACAS) (employment and industry) ACAS is an independent, government-financed organization, established in 1975 . It consists of ...

Google previewHealthcare Management Dictionary (2003)

by Annie Phillips

ACAS The Arbitration, Conciliation and Advisory Services. Founded in 1974, ACAS is considered to be the national employment relations expert. It is a public body funded by taxpayers and run by a council of members from business, unions ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Transportation (2014)

Social Science and Policy by Mark Garrett

ACAS standards are published in the Convention on International Civil Aviation, annex 10, volume IV. As of 2009 only two versions of the Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II) met the International Civil Aviation Organization ...

Google previewThe Politics Today Dictionary of British Politics (2004)

by Bill Jones

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) www.acas.co.uk Body founded in 1974 by the Employment...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment (2013)

From the Earliest Statutes to the Present Day by John P. Wilson

Formerly the Conciliation and Arbitration Service, ACAS is an independent statutory body, not ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

ACAR Australian Coal Association Research ACARD Advisory Council for Applied Research and Development ACAs Arms Control Associations ACAS Aboriginal Children's Advancement Society; Advisory , ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Acronyms, Initialisms, Abbreviations and Symbols (2003)

by Fioretta. Benedetto Mattia

ACAS Airborne Collision Avoidance System. The airborne collision avoidance system is also known as: airborne collision warning system. Navigation. ACAS American Computer Appraisal Service. ACAST (U.N.) Advisory Committee on the ...

Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Economics (2003)

by Donald Rutherford

ACAS. (830) See: Advisory, Conciliation andArbitration Service (UK). Accelerated.

Google previewDictionary of Economics (2015)

Over 3,000 terms clearly defined by Bloomsbury Publishing

ACAS. abbreviation Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service accelerated depreciation noun a system of depreciation which reduces the.

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