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Labor struggle in the Post Office

from selective lobbying to collective bargaining

by John Walsh

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Published by M.E. Sharpe, Inc. in Armonk, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American Postal Workers Union -- History.,
    • United States Postal Service -- Employees -- History.,
    • Postal service -- Employees -- Labor unions -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Collective bargaining -- Postal service -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Strikes and lockouts -- Postal service -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Postal Strike, U.S., 1970.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-258) and indexes.

      StatementJohn Walsh, Garth Mangum.
      ContributionsMangum, Garth L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE6499 .W26 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 271 p. :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1562460M
      ISBN 101563240289, 1563241463
      LC Control Number91043910

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