from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In stock-broking, an order given by a person to his broker to sell or buy a specified stock when the price reaches a specified figure.
  • n. An order issued out of the court of chancery on petition of one having an assigned or other interest in funds in the hands of the paymaster-general of that court, staying the payment thereof. Any person who has a lien on funds in court may obtain a stop-order.


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  • It's not just that the one BP continues to use despite an EPA stop-order is toxic.

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  • "The agreement which was concluded in 2000 provided for matters such as time off for shop stewards to attend training, stop-order deductions for union subscriptions, the creation of bargaining structures at municipal level and the right to elect full-time shop stewards where membership reached a certain level," Forbes said.

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  • Members of the other nine unions who wished to contribute a day's pay had until the end of June to supply the employer with a signed stop-order to that effect.

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  • "But to stop all deductions without investigating alternate systems of stop-order deductions, or establishing the impact on, and legal rights of, the consumers and industries involved, is irresponsible," it said in a statement.

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  • NUM PWV official Archie Palane pointed out that stop-order facilities were offered at Anglo mines where union membership was less than 50 per cent of the workforce.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • It said in a statement it had declared a dispute on October 16 after the head office refused stop-order facilities for union subscriptions.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The NUM said Anglo had maintained stop-order facilities could not be offered because union membership at head office was below 50 per cent of the office staff.

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  • Led by SACTU and ANC militants - Christina Matthews and Mabel Balfour - the Transvaal FCWU won wage increases and arranged for three stop-order arrangements in 1955.

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  • Africa (SEIFSA) granted stop-order rights (dues cheek-off) to three black unions

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  • Port Elizabeth company, Industex; the union was granted stop-order facilities.

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