Voluntarism in organized labor in the United States, 1930-1940.
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Published by Arno in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Labor laws and legislation -- United States.,
  • Industrial laws and legislation -- United States.,
  • Labor unions -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesAmerican labor: from conspiracy to collective bargaining, American labor (New York, N.Y.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF3319 .H5 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 182 p.
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16423032M
LC Control Number76089737

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