TITLE

OUT OF WORK

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, Arthur O.
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Business North Carolina;Jan2004, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features Esther Lentz, a victim of the closure of the textile factory Pillowtex in Kannapolis, North Carolina. Employment problem across North Carolina; Reasons for its closure; Effort of Lentz to address her financial conditions.
ACCESSION #
12122394

 

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