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American labor unions.

Marot, Helen

American labor unions.

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Published by Arno in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesAmerican labor (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6508 .M3 1969
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 275 p.
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5695672M
      LC Control Number70089754

      American trade unions during the last century. Readers should forgive. Lichtenstein for his ultimate pallid proposals for reversing the recent sharp. economic and political decline of organized labor. The power of his book lies. not in prescription, but rather in his acute, erudite and provocative. historical analysis.   Because unions control or can exert a good deal of influence on, the labor supply for a particular company or industry, unions can restrict non-union workers from depressing the wage : Brent Radcliffe.


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