Labor-management relations implications of reduction in force and reengineering [prepared by Frank L. Milman]. by Frank L. Milman

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  • Downsizing of organizations -- United States,
  • Reduction in force,
  • Reengineering (Management) -- United States,
  • Layoff systems -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Employee-management relations in government -- United States,
  • United States -- Officials and employees -- Dismissal of

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Other titlesLabor-management relations guidance bulletin.
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Personnel Management. Labor-Management Relations Division.
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. ;
Number of Pages13
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Open LibraryOL17794331M

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