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Employee rights in the workplace

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Published by Oceana Publications in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Labor laws and legislation -- United States -- Popular works,
    • Employee rights -- United States -- Popular works

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 273).

      Statementby Margaret C. Jasper.
      GenrePopular works.
      SeriesOceana"s legal almanac series.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3455.Z9 J37 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 273 p. ;
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3698652M
      ISBN 100379113783
      LC Control Number2003113161
      OCLC/WorldCa53989769


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