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Mr Cameron sidestepped the question, saying: "What we need to do is make sure that our welfare reforms are encouraging those people who sit on welfare who could work actually go out to work.
2 : to avoid by a step to the side <He sidestepped the punch.
Furthermore, they have sidestepped the problems of many consumer stocks like Anheuser-Busch (NYSE:BUD) and Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO).
But the AFT argued that it was up to the adjuncts to decide which union to organize under, and claimed the CTA had sidestepped that process when it failed to collect signatures of support.
However, says EPA's Al Heier, the panel's report is going to make EPA's decision on whether to push for a ban "a very tough one," because the panel sidestepped altogether the issue of whether these studies might still be adequate to justify suspending use of the chemical until better data become available.
Rebecca Philipps, RHIT, CTR and Cancer Registry Supervisor for CHS explains the value of the Precyse offering, "Precyse offered us a workflow process and tools which sidestepped photocopying records, required no on-site workspace, incurred no travel costs and guaranteed to pre-empt errors by running the abstracts through the same editing software used by New York state.
But the AFT argued it was up to the adjuncts to decide which union to organize under, and alleged the CTA had sidestepped that process when it failed to collect signatures of support.
British Columbia, have sidestepped these problems with a new method that dates the mineral grains of sediment directly.
Clearly, we are disappointed that the Oregon Supreme Court sidestepped this case because it involves legal issues that are critically important, not just for Philip Morris U.
He dribbled across the midcourt line and sidestepped Eric Snow before banking in a 42-footer for his only points of the second quarter.
Pamela Encell, age 51, was walking out of the Motel 6 located on Century Boulevard near Los Angeles International Airport when she sidestepped a curb that was only 2" high and that was obscured by dark shadows created by a large overhang.