Berkline to cut 250 jobs in Tenn

May 2007
Furniture/Today;5/7/2007, Vol. 31 Issue 34, p53
Trade Publication
The article reports that Berkline Corp. has announced that it will lay off 250 employees at its upholstery plant in Livingston, Tennessee on June 28, 2007. Dennis Carper, senior vice president of human resources of the company, emphasizes that this decision relates to the decline in sales volume for recliner, which is the main product of the plant. Carper states that the plant, which started operating in 1972, has about 500 employees.


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