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double-dipper

1. A recipient of a government pension who continues to work or receives Social Security. Don't be a double-dipper—collect your pension and let someone else have this job.
2. Someone who takes a bite of a food item and then inserts it into a dip, thereby contaminating the dip. Hey, don't be a double-dipper—no one wants your germs!

double-dipper

1. n. a person who collects two salaries; a federal employee who collects a federal pension and Social Security. The double-dippers say they weren’t doing anything wrong.
2. n. a person who dips a chip or veggie into a dip or sauce after having taken a bite of the chip or veggie, thus risking the introduction of germs into the dip. I always watch the snack table to make sure there are no double-dippers.
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In 2008, an investigation was launched into double dipping practices in LI school districts, the purpose of which was to determine whether double dippers were engaging in fraudulent activities and to "shine a light on questionable employment practices" in school districts.
Figure 1 presents total pensions plus total earnings for Top Double Dippers by year.
The project will establish a web-based public sector biometric central database, consolidating all public human resources databases and all public sector staff data and eliminate double dippers and ghost workers from the public sector.
Shamsan said that the Ministry has prepared a plan to carry out the SHRM agreement based on a timetable to remove the ghost workers and double dippers from the payroll in accordance with the Peace and National Partnership Agreement.
CONCERNS The double dippers - those who believe that the economy could yet turn down again - are not going away any time soon
On the Biometric Fingerprint System, the main objective is to remove double dippers and ghost workers from the Yemeni civil service, military and security.
The meeting called on the government to make improving the business environment, addressing the economic burden of fuel subsidies and the removal of "ghost workers" and "double dippers" from the public payroll an urgent priority.
The meeting called on the government to make improving the business environment, addressing the economic burden of fuel subsidies and the removal of 'ghost workers' and 'double dippers' from the public payroll an urgent priority.
Furthermore, officials at the IMF called on Yemen to carry out further reforms to ensure its share of international aid, noting at the same time to the important steps taken by the Yemeni government to address the budget deficit and double dippers .
He added that among the major steps taken by Yemen is the unification of diesel prices and the decision to create a new system to fight the double dippers in the public institutions.
The appointment of a new Anti-Corruption Board, approval of a plan for the systematic elimination of 'ghost workers' and 'double dippers' from the public payroll, and the development of a strategy to strengthen partnerships between the government and civil society were noted as a solid foundation for building up momentum on reforms.