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Save wages councils a briefing paper on the proposal to abolish wages councils. by

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Published by Low Pay Network in (London) .
Written in English


  • Wages -- Minimum wage -- Government policy -- Great Britain.

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ContributionsLow Pay Network.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19880885M
ISBN 101870178121

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