Employment law, court interpretations, and employer obligations.

Cover of: Employment law, court interpretations, and employer obligations. | Donn R. Marston

Published by Machinery and Allied Products Institute in Washington, D.C. (1200 18th St., N.W., Washington 20036) .

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  • Discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Sex discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Age discrimination in employment -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Employees -- Dismissal of -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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ContributionsMachinery and Allied Products Institute.
LC ClassificationsKF3464.Z9 M37 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 104 p. ;
Number of Pages104
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Open LibraryOL2953860M
LC Control Number84195975

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