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Traffic disruption campaign by Justice for Janitors

hearing before the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, first session, October 6, 1995.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. Subcommittee on the District of Columbia.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Service Employees International Union. Local 82 (Washington, D.C.),
    • Demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.),
    • Civil disobedience -- Washington (D.C.),
    • Janitors -- Washington (D.C.) -- Economic conditions.,
    • Traffic congestion -- Washington (D.C.)

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .G644 1995c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 51 p. ;
      Number of Pages51
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL751647M
      ISBN 100160539706
      LC Control Number97146139
      OCLC/WorldCa36324408

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