Labour policy and labour economics in Canada.
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Published by Macmillan of Canada .
Written in English



  • Canada.


  • Industrial relations -- Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

ContributionsOstry, Sylvia.
LC ClassificationsHD8106 .W6
The Physical Object
Pagination534 p.
Number of Pages534
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5873013M
LC Control Number63000448

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