Older workers in the Nova Scotian economy.

by Nova Scotia. Dept. of Labour. Economics and Research Division. in Halifax

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  • Age and employment -- Nova Scotia.,
  • Older people -- Nova Scotia.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 51.

SeriesIts Technical studies
LC ClassificationsHD6283.C2 N6
The Physical Object
Paginationv. l., 51 p.
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5590237M
LC Control Number67112381

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