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Some people I spoke to said Murphy’s whistleblower report is “definitely” meant as retaliation against his superiors for his demotion.
WHAT TO MAKE OF THE DHS WHISTLEBLOWER’S SHOCKING COMPLAINTALEX WARDSEPTEMBER 11, 2020VOX
China closes the American consulate in Chengdu in retaliation.
A BRIEF HISTORY OF US-CHINA ESPIONAGE ENTANGLEMENTSKONSTANTIN KAKAESSEPTEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
China is holding two Canadians, former diplomat Michael Kovrig and entrepreneur Michael Spavor, who were arrested on unspecified national security charges in apparent retaliation for Canada’s arrest of Meng.
CANADA MOVES ON FROM VACCINE PARTNERSHIP WITH CHINA, BLAMING IT FOR DELAYING CRITICAL SHIPMENTGRADY MCGREGORAUGUST 28, 2020FORTUNE
This week, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced the settlement of a sexual harassment and job retaliation case involving female temporary workers at a southwest suburban beauty supplies factory.
TEMP WORKERS FIGHT BACK AGAINST ALLEGED SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SAY THEY FACE RETALIATION FOR DOING SOBY MELISSA SANCHEZAUGUST 28, 2020PROPUBLICA
Workers must also be protected from any retaliation for alerting management to unsafe situations or working collectively with colleagues to address them.
WHY EMPOWERING FRONTLINE WORKERS IS A KEY ELEMENT TO A SAFE REOPENINGJAKEMETHAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
For example, one of the class members in the lawsuit reported retaliation in her first declaration in February.
DONOVAN INMATES PLEAD FOR PROTECTION, ALLEGE RETALIATION FOLLOWING LAWSUITMAYA SRIKRISHNANJULY 2, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The British, on the score of retaliation put to death 221 prisoners, men, women and children.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The measures of retaliation adopted by the colonists were depressing trade at home.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
The officers hastened below to wash and change their dress after this very annoying retaliation on the part of Captain Oughton.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT
The automatic retaliation discs, spinning down all over Russia, hundreds of thousands of them.
SECOND VARIETYPHILIP KINDRED DICK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RETALIATION

  • amends
  • atonement
  • compensation
  • eye for an eye
  • indemnification
  • indemnity
  • lex talionis
  • meed
  • payback
  • quid pro quo
  • reciprocity
  • recompense
  • rectification
  • reparation
  • restitution
  • retaliation
  • tit for tat
  • tooth for a tooth
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