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Published by Kluwer Law International, Sold and distributed in North, Central and South America by Aspen in The Hague, Frederick, Md .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Collective bargaining -- European Union countries.,
  • Wages -- Law and legislation -- European Union countries.,
  • Collective labor agreements -- European Union countries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementeditor, Roger Blanpain ; guest editors, Thomas Blanke and Edgar Rose ; contributors, Kerstin Ahlberg ... [et al.].
SeriesBulletin of comparative labour relations -- 56
ContributionsBlanke, Thomas, 1944-, Blanpain, R. 1932-, Ahlberg, Kerstin., Rose, Edgar.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 177 p. :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22713706M
ISBN 109041123881

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