Union policy and the older worker.
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Union policy and the older worker. by Melvin K. Bers

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Published by Institute of Industrial Relations University of California in Berkeley .
Written in English


  • Age and employment -- United States,
  • Old age pensions -- United States,
  • Trade-unions -- United States

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Includes bibliography.

LC ClassificationsHD6280 B4
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p.
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14499881M

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