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Your people will give it their best when they know a company is there as a safety net to support them through these really difficult times.

From Digiday

All these highlight the precarious nature of small scale farming and the need for better protections and safety nets to help mitigate the risk of trying to earn a livelihood.

From Quartz

All of this presents an opportunity to fix a fundamental part of our safety net, one that’s been ignored for decades, according to Newman of the Altarum Institute.

She’s on the front lines, doing her best to scrape by, with no social safety net to bail her out.

From Vox

The good news is that we know how to design that sort of safety net.

From Fortune

They are only here to reap the rewards of the American safety net (such as it is) and thereby raise your taxes.

But as it takes away the safety net, their corpses wind up in fishing nets.

In my mind, the parameters you can set and monitor in the best way is to do it in the safety net of a competition.

However, such crypto-libertarianism is countered by a very strong belief in the need for government to provide a safety net.

The establishment of a social safety net is the most profoundly religious action a government can take.

The entitlement programs that make up our safety net for the truly needy have worthy goals and many deserving recipients.

Yet, right or wrong, hasn't the war stretched a little the safety net of our democracy?

Only there was this difference—there was no safety net below him.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to safety net, such as: benefits, buffer, government aid, insurance, level of economic security guaranteed by government, and parachute.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.