Record, Jane Cassels
October 1956
Industrial & Labor Relations Review;Oct56, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p81
Academic Journal
This case study of interunion struggle for control of representation rights for stewards in the West Coast shipping industry not only tells a story interesting in itself about an individual union; it also provides insights of general value into the issues and factors involved in rivalries between unions in the dynamic and turbulent maritime industries.


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