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This is the parent who withholds affection and uses punitive measures to get desired behaviors from children.Why one child can be more ‘difficult’ than another|Meghan Leahy|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
The spokesperson added that supervisors check the temperature of every cell before every shift, and that officers are banned from using temperature controls “in a punitive manner.”
Even more frightening, Walmart doesn’t accept doctor’s notes as justification for missing work and just brought back a punitive attendance policy that incentivizes associates to come to work when we’re sick.If Walmart wants to hear workers’ voices, it should give us a seat at the table|matthewheimer|October 16, 2020|Fortune
Lighthizer’s stated goal is to return to a world in which everyone plays by the same rules, without the need for punitive barriers, and it’s possible he could get there with time.Robert Lighthizer Blew Up 60 Years of Trade Policy. Nobody Knows What Happens Next.|by Lydia DePillis|October 13, 2020|ProPublica
So, one thing, it is not running a punitive city, not deciding any group of your city are going to be attacked — and this is why it’s so crucial not to think that the fiscal burden is going to be imposed on any one sector.