Spiralling salary bills bring downsizing threat
- Employees, payroll, 2006. // Furniture/Today;9/10/2007, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pS14
Several diagrams are presented which depict salaries of people in the furniture industry.
- WAGES IN WOOD HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE MANUFACTURING. Tighe, Michael J. // Monthly Labor Review;Feb70, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p63
Presents results of a 1968 survey conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics concerning wages in the wood household furniture manufacturing industry in the United States. Earnings per hour for male and female workers; Overall level of wages in the industry; Number of paid holidays and paid...
- Did retail failures help soften recession's blow? McIntosh, Jay // Furniture/Today;1/14/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p74
Focuses on the condition of the furniture industry in the U.S. Impact of downsizing of retail chains on the declining retail sales of furniture and bedding; Assumption of industry analyst Jerry Epperson on the survival of some retailers from high-profile failures; Expectation for a rise in...
- Estimating the impact of foreign competition on the Wisconsin wood furniture industry. Part I. A quantitative input-output analysis. LaBissoniere, Michael D.; Bowe, Scott A. // Forest Products Journal;Mar2006, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p17
In recent years, the State of Wisconsin has lost manufacturing employment in the non-upholstered wood household furniture industry. Foreign competition has been identified as a major factor in this loss. By interviewing furniture companies in Wisconsin, and by using quantitative information...
- Home Line eliminates 3 positions. Combs, Heath E. // Furniture/Today;1/17/2011, Vol. 35 Issue 20, p4
The article reports that upholstery importer Home Line Furniture Industries Inc. has eliminated the corporate vice-president positions of Ed Schneider of sales, Bill Napier of marketing, and Bill Brady of operations.
- Bassett trims U.S. production. Linville, Jeff // Furniture/Today;12/04/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p1
Reports the downsizing of Bassett Furniture plant in Bassett, Virginia. Termination of the assembly and finishing operations; Impact of importing more products and components; Decline of company sales.
- Flooding workforces store closure. // Cabinet Maker;9/17/2004, Issue 5406, p4
Reports on the plan of Woodentops to cease trading after flood defence construction in West Midlands, England. Factors influencing the decision of management to close the store; Effect of flooding on the operation of the store; Company operations.
- GMB and TGWU agree 3.5% pay rise with BFM. // Cabinet Maker;02/13/98, Issue 5075, p2
Reports on the agreement among authority groups in Great Britain to raise the salaries of workers in the furniture manufacturing sector. Percentage of the increase; Legislative basis of the move; Increases in the hourly rates for various workers in the sector.
- Earnings in Wood Household Furniture, May-June 1965. Bauer, Frederick L. // Monthly Labor Review;Apr66, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p398
Reports on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics earnings survey of production workers in the wood household industry for May-June 1965. Increase in federal minimum wage; Average wage by region; Wage systems of companies in the sector.