Primer on pensions, and other employee benefit plans
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Published by Advanced Legal Education, Hamline University, School of Law in St. Paul. Minn. (1536 Hewitt Ave., St. Paul 55104) .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Pension trusts -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementsponsored by Advanced Legal Education, Hamline University, School of Law.
ContributionsHamline University. Advanced Legal Education.
LC ClassificationsKF3512 .P7 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2788278M
LC Control Number83215140

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