Industrial relations in the coal industry

by McCormick, B. J.

Publisher: Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.]

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementB. J. McCormick.
LC ClassificationsHD6976.M6152 G75 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 263 p. :
Number of Pages263
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4723878M
ISBN 100208018220
LC Control Number78011465

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: McCormick, B.J. (Brian Joseph). Industrial relations in the coal industry. [Hamden, Conn.]: Archon Books, © COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together Industrial relations in the coal industry book and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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