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2 edition of Spotlight on labor unions found in the catalog.

Spotlight on labor unions

William Joseph Smith

Spotlight on labor unions

by William Joseph Smith

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Published by Essential books, Duell, Sloan and Pearce in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trade-unions -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby William J. Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6058 .S56
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 150 p. ;
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16241112M

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, William J. (William Joseph), Spotlight on labor unions. New York, Essential Books, Duell, Sloan and Peares [].

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