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Reflections on the changing character of American labor unions.

George William Brooks

Reflections on the changing character of American labor unions.

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Published in Cleveland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trade-unions -- United States

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6508 B8115
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33-48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14501510M

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Myers, ed., The Next Twenty Years in. Today, only 11 percent of American workers are union members, and in the private sector, the figure is below seven percent. The simultaneous decline in union power and rise in female representation among unions reflects the massive expansion – starting in the s and s – of public-sector unionism, alongside the massive contraction of.

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