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Published by The Council in Vienna, Va. (8330 Old Courthouse Rd., Suite 600, Vienna 22180) .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Strikes and lockouts -- Civil service -- United States.,
  • Collective bargaining -- Government employees -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementprepared by the Public Service Research Council.
ContributionsPublic Service Research Council.
LC ClassificationsHD8004.2.U5 P77 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination85 p. :
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3111021M
LC Control Number82218926

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