Trade unions and national development.

Publisher: Malaysian Trades Union Congress in Petaling Jaya

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Edition Notes

Report on three week-end seminars organized by Malaysian Trades Union Congress in co-operation with Friedrich₋Ebert₋Stiftung.

SeriesMTUC publication ; no. 1
ContributionsMalaysian Trades Union Congress., Friedrich₋Ebert₋Stiftung.
LC ClassificationsHD6820.6 .T7
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p. :
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4530824M
LC Control Number76940819

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