Reducing seasonal unemployment in the construction industry
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Reducing seasonal unemployment in the construction industry methods of stabilising construction activity and employee income by J. Wittrock

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Published by O.E.C.D. .
Written in English


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Statementby J. Wittrock.
SeriesDeveloping job opportunities -- 4.
ContributionsOrganisation for Economic Cooperation and Development. Social Affairs Division.
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Open LibraryOL19702821M

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