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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Foreign trade and employment -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementDaniel J. B. Mitchell.
      SeriesPolicy studies in employment and welfare ; no. 24
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5724 .M6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 112 p. ;
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4879090M
      ISBN 100801818486, 0801818494
      LC Control Number76007052

        The origins of the labor movement lay in the formative years of the American nation, when a free wage-labor market emerged in the artisan trades late . American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations reached an agreement to not raid from each other's membership. (United States) American Federation of Labor expelled the International Longshoremen's Union on grounds of corruption. (United States) Louisiana Sugar Cane Workers' Strike occurred.   The WTO Decision Given the rapid growth of the Chinese economy after , the explosive growth of its trade, and its ability to attract record amounts of foreign direct investment, it Author: Nicholas R. Lardy.


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