Unions and affirmative action. by Hana Aach

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Published by Women"s Bureau, Canadian Labour Congress in Ottawa .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Affirmative action programs -- Canada.,
  • Women labor union members -- Canada,
  • Labor unions -- Canada

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ContributionsCanadian Labour Congress. Women"s Bureau.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 173 p. ;
Number of Pages173
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Open LibraryOL19529199M

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