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The Structure and Growth of the Canadian National Unions

Document type Article
Author Rose, Joseph B.
Author Chaison, Gary N.
Journal Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations
Volume 36
Date 1981
ISSN 0034-379X
Pages 530-551


The authors présent an overview of union growth and highlight spécifie characteristics of national trade unions, review recent studies of union growth in Canada, examine their relevance to the rise of national unionism, develop an alternative model of union growth and test its applicability to national unions.