two-tier

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two-tier

adj
involving or comprising two levels of structure, policy, etc
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4144, which aims to revive the two-tier excise tax structure on cigarette products that was earlier approved by the House of Representatives.
Ofsted's report also prompted the raising of the issue of threetier versus two-tier education.
FURIOUS Nick Clegg will fight Tory plans to replace GCSEs with a two-tier exam that will leave some pupils on the "scrapheap".
Both parties announced a special two-tier wage system that will allow the automaker to produce a subcompact car in the United States.
26 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said that it would oppose the idea of having a two-tier Test structure, if the issue is discussed in the forthcoming International Cricket Council's (ICC) board and chief executives meeting.
auto-industry workers and activists are calling for the elimination of two-tier wage and benefit structures in unionized workplaces.
Kirklees Council's Cabinet will be recommended on January 16 to change to a two-tier pattern of schools to raise standards of attainment and provide top quality education and learning opportunities for young people in the Cleckheaton, Birken-shaw and Gomersal area.
THE TWO-TIER WAGE AND BENEFIT SYSTEM EMBODIED IN THE CONTRACT THAT SETTLED THE 141-DAY GROCERY STRIKE/LOCKOUT IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA IN 2004 WAS CONTROVERSIAL AT THE TIME.
One of the results was a two-tier benefits system for employees, which still remains a point of contention.
Re: Two-tier church 'anathema' (September Anglican Journal).
Derek Wise is the headteacher at Cramlington High School, where the county council has decided the first reorganisation from three to two-tier will be implemented.
As a result, in 2005 the long-term care industry is viewed as a two-tier system--specifically, a system in which the poor receive poor care in substandard (second-tier, or lower-tier) nursing homes.