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Minimum wage increase hearing before the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session, Washington, DC, August 6, 1987. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business.

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LC ClassificationsKF27 .S6 1987h
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Paginationiii, 133 p. :
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2148446M
LC Control Number88601091

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