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The Status of federal laws affecting our nation"s farmworkers

The Status of federal laws affecting our nation"s farmworkers

a staff report

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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:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural laborers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • Migrant agricultural laborers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • Labor laws and legislation -- United States.,
    • Agricultural laborers -- Housing -- United States.,
    • Migrant agricultural laborers -- Housing -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementpresented by the chairman of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session.
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3580.A4 A25 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 5 p. ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1302010M
      ISBN 100160369223
      LC Control Number92167801
      OCLC/WorldCa24999005

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