London governments - both Labour and Tory - bargained away
Scotland's fishing rights back in the 1970s.
For Khamenei, increasing US and Israeli concerns regarding the nuclear program may enhance its value as a deterrent and point of leverage in Iran's conflict with the United States, making the nuclear program is a major tool to be used against the United States, rather than a prize to be bargained away
And we look forward to the day when women's health is no longer bargained away
In coming to a consensus for the coalition, Merkel bargained away
key campaign pledges such as limiting union power in regional wage negotiations and accepted a Social Democrat demand for a "rich tax" on top earners.
Since 1990, say Sandinista critics, FSLN leaders have bargained away
party principles to protect their personal property (see Chronicle, 1995-11-02, EcoCentral, 1997-03-13).
These are tough questions to answer and are too weighty to be bargained away
in the name of avoiding a fight with the narrow groups that have power and influence at City Hall.
Only a few types of employees can be excluded, including (1) employees normally working less than 20 hours a week, (2) collective bargaining employees (if they have bargained away
the right), and (3) students working where they attend classes.
Which components can be bargained away
in favor of other, more important compensation provisions?
Of course, human rights are sadly and routinely bargained away
in bilateral relations, especially the rights of people from powerful countries.
We are confident the Government understands our concerns but I am worried by what might be bargained away
in exhausting late night negotiations,' said Mr Jones.
Under the unified plan, the elected panel's cornerstone proposals - giving the mayor the power to fire general managers, increasing the size of the council to 25 members and establishing elected neighborhood councils - are watered down or bargained away