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Employee drug testing statement of L. Nye Stevens, Associate Director, General Government Division, before the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities, Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives by L. Nye Stevens

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English


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SeriesTestimony -- T-GGD-88-14
ContributionsUnited States. General Accounting Office
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL14901274M

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