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Yet opponents argue it would increase unemployment because higher wages would force small businesses, already under economic duress because of the pandemic, to lay off employees.
THE MISSING PIECE OF THE MINIMUM WAGE DEBATECOLLEEN DOODYFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They subsisted on ammonia instead of water and could employ limited telepathic abilities under duress.
EXTRATERRESTRIAL ENGINEERINGKATIE MCLEANFEBRUARY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
If you quit under duress, that’s one thing, but it sounds like you worked together and you repeatedly said no.
OUTING A CELEB SEX PEST AND MOURNING LARRY FLYNT … SORTAEUGENE ROBINSONFEBRUARY 11, 2021OZY
With the health-care system under increasing duress and deaths surging, some say it was too little too late.
AS DEATHS SURGE, SWEDEN REVERSES ITS LIGHT TOUCH APPROACH TO CONTAIN RISING INFECTIONSKATHERINE DUNNJANUARY 13, 2021FORTUNE
While the courts admit wills made under certain kinds of duress, they also recognize more whimsical estate planning if the wording is unambiguous.
WOULD YOU WRITE YOUR LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT ON A NAPKIN?FIONA ZUBLINDECEMBER 16, 2020OZY
It also is, though not technically about restaurants, the film that most holistically captures what a restaurant can be, and why they’re so vitally important, particularly in times of duress and to communities under threat.
A RESTAURATEUR RELUCTANTLY BECOMES A CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER IN STEVE MCQUEEN’S BRILLIANT ‘MANGROVE’JOSHUA DAVID STEINDECEMBER 2, 2020EATER
Charles the Ninth and Catharine had consented to publish a declaration denying Cond's allegation that they were held in duress.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
She was brought to me, and put in duress under charge of the division surgeon until her companion could be secured.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
Often they treated agreements entered into with the Order as contracts signed under duress.
A HISTORY OF TRADE UNIONISM IN THE UNITED STATESSELIG PERLMAN
So Sir Percival performed that adventure of setting free the duress of the castle of Beaurepaire.
THE STORY OF THE CHAMPIONS OF THE ROUND TABLEHOWARD PYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO DURESS

  • administration
  • application
  • carrying out
  • coercion
  • compulsion
  • compulsory law
  • constraint
  • duress
  • enforcing
  • exaction
  • execution
  • fulfilling
  • imposition
  • impulsion
  • insistence
  • lash
  • martial law
  • necessitation
  • obligation
  • prescription
  • pressure
  • prosecution
  • reinforcement
  • spur
  • whip
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