TITLE

Joe Hill and the New Economy

AUTHOR(S)
Temple, Paul
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Workforce;Nov2000, Vol. 79 Issue 11, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Introduces articles which deal with issues on workforce and trade unions in the United States. Increase in union membership in 1999.
ACCESSION #
3732531

 

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