Affirmative action plan to improve employment opportunity for minority groups and women.
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Affirmative action plan to improve employment opportunity for minority groups and women. by Detroit. City Plan Commission.

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Published in [Detroit] .
Written in English



  • Detroit,
  • Michigan,
  • Detroit.


  • Detroit. City Plan Commission -- Officials and employees,
  • Minorities -- Detroit -- Employment,
  • Women -- Employment -- Michigan -- Detroit,
  • Affirmative action programs -- Michigan -- Detroit

Book details:

LC ClassificationsJS844.A5 A43
The Physical Object
Pagination34, 3 l.
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5451459M
LC Control Number73153504

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