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Reflections on the changing character of American labor unions.

George William Brooks

Reflections on the changing character of American labor unions.

by George William Brooks

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Published in [Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trade-unions -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Detached from Proceedings of the ninth annual meeting of the Industrial Relations Research Association, Cleveland, Ohio, December 28 and 29, 1956.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6508 B8115 1957
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33-48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14501514M

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