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Whither the trade unions?

Jock A. Finlayson

Whither the trade unions?

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Published by IRC Press in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English

  • Labor unions.,
  • Industrial relations.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJock Finlayson and Tim McEwan.
    ContributionsMcEwan, Tim.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20869984M
    ISBN 100888865031

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