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Unions at the workplace

John Benson

Unions at the workplace

shop steward leadership and ideology

by John Benson

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Published by Oxford University Press in Melbourne, Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p190-201. - Includes index.

StatementJohn Benson.
SeriesAustralian studies in labour relations -- 2
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv,207p. ;
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21166029M
ISBN 100195531892


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