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4 edition of Rights of the American worker. found in the catalog.

Rights of the American worker.

McCarthy, John A.

Rights of the American worker.

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Published by American Technical Society in Chicago .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- United States.,
    • Labor laws and legislation -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6508 .M23
      The Physical Object
      Pagination73 p.
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6107981M
      LC Control Number52002946

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