Labor unions in Louisiana a comparative analysis of union membership in Louisiana and the United States in 1956. by Kenneth M. Thompson

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SeriesLouisiana business bulletin,, v. 21, no. 2
LC ClassificationsHD6517.L8 T5
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Pagination119 p.
Number of Pages119
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Open LibraryOL5815487M
LC Control Number60063393

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