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Then, in July, Faber issued a second ruling that found Bluestone liable for the selenium violations.This Billionaire Governor’s Coal Company Might Get a Big Break From His Own Regulators|by Ken Ward Jr.|September 17, 2020|ProPublica
They don’t want to be liable if someone has an adverse reaction.‘An educational stance’: Publishers mull CBD’s alluring – and complex – commerce opportunities|Max Willens|September 17, 2020|Digiday
It meant that a parent corporation like McDonald’s, one of the companies embroiled in litigation over the rule, could be held liable for a franchise owner’s wrongdoing, such as retaliating against workers for trying to unionize.“Cover Up”: House Democrats Subpoena Documents That NLRB Refused to Share in Ethics Investigation|by Ian MacDougall|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
If the employee did so, the agency would have terminated a full-time contract with the employee and worked on a contract basis instead leaving the employee liable for paying for their own healthcare and other benefits can .‘Necessary to attract talent’: How agencies are managing employees’ requests to move to different states|Kristina Monllos|August 26, 2020|Digiday
Yesterday a California appeals court ruled Amazon is liable for products sold by third parties on its site.Amazon’s days of dodging liability for its marketplace could be numbered|Marc Bain|August 14, 2020|Quartz
Clients who are wary of online transactions are liable to see escorts with print ads as less likely to cheat or scam them.
And while eBay makes a direct profit from sales, it is generally not liable unless it had knowledge of a suspicious seller.
When he says that,” Lefty Wilson, the trainer, said, “he's liable to get three goals.
“Protracted handcuffing is liable to damage nerves that affect the functioning of the hands,” says the report.
The harder Benton hits Bevin, the more that coalition is liable to turn on Paul.
We are all of us liable to be carried away, and there is much excuse for you in this.The Rome Express|Arthur Griffiths
It is also certain that many hundreds of all ages who were liable to service escaped conscription, especially in north Alabama.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming
Is not the human machine, which is represented as a master-piece of the Creator's skill, liable to derangement in a thousand ways?Good Sense|Paul Henri Thiry, Baron D'Holbach
It is liable to degenerate; and, though sometimes classed as a Winter Endive, is less hardy than many other sorts.The Field and Garden Vegetables of America|Fearing Burr
You become a sort of acting aide-de-camp to the parson, liable to be called out on duty at a moment's notice.A Cotswold Village|J. Arthur Gibbs