Trade union seminar on the employment of women by Florence Murphy

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Published by I.C.T.U. in [Dublin] .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Conference held in Paris, 26/28 November 1968.

Book details

Statementreport by Miss Florence Murphy.
ContributionsIrish Congress of Trade Unions.
The Physical Object
Pagination12p. ;
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17409289M

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