Quality of work in the service sector

by H. Krahn

Publisher: Statistics Canada, Housing, Family, and Social Statistics Division in Ottawa, Canada

Written in English
Published: Pages: 146 Downloads: 396
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  • Service industries workers -- Canada -- Statistics.

Edition Notes

StatementHarvey Krahn.
SeriesGeneral social survey analysis series,, no. 6
LC ClassificationsHD8039.S452 C25 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination146, 24 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1323444M
ISBN 100660140535
LC Control Number92200361

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