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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.

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Published in [Champaign, Ill .
Written in English

  • Trade-unions -- United States

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

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

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