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Organized labour in Canada and the United States

Pradeep Kumar

Organized labour in Canada and the United States

similarities and differences

by Pradeep Kumar

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Published by Industrial Relations Centre, Queen"s University at Kingston in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labor unions -- Canada,
  • Labor unions -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPradeep Kumar.
    SeriesQueen"s papers in industrial relations -- 1987-11
    ContributionsQueen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Industrial Relations Centre., Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). School of Industrial Relations., Association of Labor Relations Agencies Conference
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9, [2] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18091700M
    ISBN 100888861893

      Canada has roughly the same type of economy, very similar employers and has undergone the same changes [i.e., labor market shifts] that we previously have described with respect to the United States. But in Canada, unlike the United States, the government has not defaulted in its obligation to protect the right of self organization; rather.


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