Because subcontractors--not the clothing manufacturers themselves--employ these workers, the industry has managed to fend off
traditional organizing efforts.
The moves helped the Dime fend off
the worried regulators, and helped reduce the thrift's total nonperforming assets to $335 million.
Rather than accept offers to trim it back, Lawson plans to guy the trunks together to fend off
challengers to its champion status.
However, the companies will first have to fend off
threats from con artists and deadbeat applicants.
Summary: A top Iranian military officer has said Tehran managed to fend off
a campaign by 86 countries to topple the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
50) is a leave-in cream which can be applied to wet or dry hair to fend off
the sun's harmful rays.
Those findings led researchers to suspect that most mosquitoes have a genetic predisposition to fend off
Recalling the congressman's closer-than-usual 2004 election, Pitney speculated that Dreier may also be working early to fend off
a primary challenge in 2006.
They do not fend off
being looked at, but they fend off
Together the boys must fend off
starvation, wolverines, grizzlies, blizzards, unimaginable cold, and injuries to survive until spring.
The CSU trustees had approved an increase last December, saying it would be necessary to fend off
the effects of a projected $7.
The appeal arose from the dismissal of a federal district court action challenging the defensive measures of the TCO Board, which includes members of the Taubman family, in seeking to fend off
a premium-priced hostile acquisition offer made last year by Simon Property Group, Inc.
During an interview with the Hickory Daily Record for July 17th, Bloom recalled that when he attempted to fend off
the aggressive creature by kicking it in the snout with his right leg, it sunk its teeth into his left leg.
Now, as privatization draws to a close and deregulation is de rigueur, the region's once protected Spanish subsidiaries are seeking market-share fortresses to fend off
Brian Bond, who worked for the Democratic National Committee during the campaign, says the Dole campaign was forced to fend off
repeated press inquiries about the seeming contradiction between employing gay staffers and refusing to accept a donation from Log Cabin Republicans-- a situation the Democrats watched with glee.