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Did BP throw its workers under the bus with settlement


Boston Globe columnist Juliette Kayyem thinks so. Concurrent criminal charges were filed against three BP employees, two of them supervisors on the rig. “The company’s plea arrangement leaves the three defendants alone — as villains or perhaps as scapegoats — to fend for themselves,” according to Kayyem. She believes that BP, in admitting its own guilt, protected its senior management from prison but left its employees to face trials. Read more.