What is undertaking?

  • (noun): Any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted.
    Synonyms: project, task, labor
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on undertaking:

Outsourcing - By Country - European Union
... Where outsourcing involves the transfer of an undertaking, it is subject to Council Directive 77/187 of 14 February 1977, on the approximation of the laws of the ... with the former employer are to be safeguarded when they, together with the undertaking in which they are employed, are transferred to another employer ... particular contracting-out exercise constituted a transfer of an undertaking (see, for example, Ayse Süzen v ...
Section 92(10) Of The Constitution Act, 1867 - Extent of Jurisdiction
... Committee of the Privy Council held that "These works are physical things not services." "'Undertaking' is not a physical thing but is an arrangement under which of course physical ... An undertaking will be considered "connecting" where business operations extend beyond the provincial border, or has a close operational relationship with an inter-provinc ...
Toronto Electric Commissioners V. Snider - Subsequent Jurisprudence
... Thus, the regulation of wages to be paid by an undertaking, service or business, and the regulation of its labour relations, being related to an integral part of the operation of the ... The question whether an undertaking, service or business is a federal one depends on the nature of its operation ...
Undertaking (driving)
... Undertaking or overtaking on the inside refers to the practice of overtaking a slower vehicle on a road using the lane that is curb side of the vehicle being passed that is to say, a lane to the left of ... The practice of undertaking, therefore, may only usually occur on a motorway or other road where there is more than one lane in the same direction or when the width of the roads makes this possible (although ... Many countries consider undertaking dangerous and therefore designate it a driving offence, however most countries make the distinction between involuntary ...
Single European Sky ATM Research - Dates
8 December 2008 inauguration of the SESAR Joint Undertaking. 12 June 2009 SESAR Joint Undertaking signs agreement with 16 partners totalling €1.9 billion for the creation of the Europe's future ATM system. 19 July 2010 SESAR Joint Undertaking opens to Associate partners ...

More definitions of "undertaking":

  • (noun): The trade of a funeral director.

Famous quotes containing the word undertaking:

    The people we have employed in an undertaking that has turned out badly should be doubly rewarded.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Science is a dynamic undertaking directed to lowering the degree of the empiricism involved in solving problems; or, if you prefer, science is a process of fabricating a web of interconnected concepts and conceptual schemes arising from experiments and observations and fruitful of further experiments and observations.
    James Conant (1893–1978)

    This morning the British Ambassador in Berlin handed the German Government a final Note stating that, unless we heard from them by 11 o’clock that they were prepared at once to withdraw their troops from Poland, a state of war would exist between us. I have to tell you now that no such undertaking has been received, and that consequently this country is at war with Germany.
    Neville Chamberlain (1869–1940)