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Canada"s trade unions

David Arrowsmith

Canada"s trade unions

an information manual

by David Arrowsmith

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Published by Industrial Relations Centre, Queen"s University in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Canada -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
    • Industrial relations -- Canada -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. David Arrowsmith.
      GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6524 .A77 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 111 p. ;
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1356500M
      ISBN 100888863403
      LC Control Number92249074


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