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hold the line on prices

hold the phone line open

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While some were hoping they would provide relief by holding the line on co-op assessments and not bringing them up as much as they could - indeed early reports indicate the buildings are pretty much flat or have gone up as much as ten percent - Spinola says it doesn't make any sense to hold the line on assessments because they don't get any political credit for it.
Health savings accounts connect with consumer-driven health plans to offer an important alternative to employers seeking to hold the line on costs and engage the consumer in healthcare decision-making.
Our locals and members in other parts of the country are preparing to hold the line again against similar outrageous demands that the employers offered last October,'' said Jill Cashen, spokeswoman for the UFCW International in Washington, D.
9 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Southern California supermarket workers' fight to hold the line for health care in the supermarket industry got a major boost with sizeable contributions from the International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers-Communications Workers of America (IUE-CWA) and the American Income Life Insurance Company (AIL).
Explaining their success in helping Builders Insurance hold the line on rising workers' comp insurance costs, David Oakden, S & C Claims Service's operation manager, said, "We routinely investigate all suspicious workers' comp claims - and, in 2005, this has meant that Builders Insurance has seen a record number of convictions for fraud, and at least one other suspected fraudulent claimant has fled for fear of being prosecuted.
We, across North America, are going to hold the line for health care, and we're going to start to put into place a nationwide strategy to do that,'' said Greg Denier, spokesman for the UFCW.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern California supermarket strike, gaining new momentum and support with the extension of picket lines from coast to coast over the weekend, will now expand the fight to hold the line for health care to the warehouse and distribution facilities of all three supermarket chains.
Adding self-service touch points throughout the store can help (stores) hold the line on payroll while improving customer convenience," said Paula Rosenblum, director of retail research at Aberdeen Group in a recent report entitled, "The Empowered Point of Service.