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- A weighty problem for deliveries. Haynes, Peter // Cabinet Maker;06/28/2002, Issue 5293, p5
Comments on the lifting requirement policy of the British government for warehouse and delivery staff. Implications of the policy for the furniture industry; Weight ranges of products in the furniture industry.
- Claws tor discontent. Day, Clive // Cabinet Maker;6/9/2006, Issue 5491, p17
The article focuses on the change on the terms and conditions of employment in furniture companies in Great Britain. Employment law primarily pertains to the protection of the rights of workers and ultimately to the flexibility of businesses. As such, the author inferred that, the law could not...
- In brief. // Cabinet Maker;10/6/2006, Issue 5508, p5
The article offers news briefs in the furniture industry in Great Britain. The Association of Soft Furnishers will be launched at the Soft show from January 21-24, 2007. The Confederation of British Industry has released a report on employment laws, which have cost business some Â£37 billion...
- in brief. // Cabinet Maker;3/30/2007, Issue 5531, p5
The article offers news briefs related to business in Great Britain. B&Q launched its 100-strong range of low-energy lighting such as an energy-efficient chandelier. It has been stressed by the Furniture Industry Research Association that companies should comply with noise and dust regulations....
- The right source. Patel, Sophie // Cabinet Maker;10/21/2005, Issue 5461, p24
Focuses on the management strategies of furniture companies which focuses on bringing about a more socially conscious market. Contention of the author that the sourcing philosophy has evolved into a complicated equation which combines price, quality, environmental, and social concerns;...
- Promoting fair play. Santry, Claire // Cabinet Maker;6/2/2006, Issue 5490, p16
The article argues that price is not the only consideration when buying products from China, but also the workers' conditions, according to Simon Bonham, managing director of Flexiload, a British import company specializing in mixed containers of cabinet furniture made in China. He states that...
- Adjusting to changes in CHINA. Barnes, Marc // Casual Living;Jun2010, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p10
The article discusses the issue of importing exterior design products to U.S. from China, which is currently affected by the changes in production and shipping. The Chinese government imposed new policies and guidelines for manufacturing workers, including the minimum pay and a 40-hour workweek,...
- Labor law for supervisors. Lissy, William E. // Supervision;Mar96, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p17
Presents legal status examples of employees who are chronically absent or late. Suspension of a chronically late United States Army employee; Obligation of a company to accommodate an employee's undisclosed disability; Allegation of defamation and negligent infliction of emotional distress.
- The Politics of Child Labour in Indonesia: Global Trends and Domestic Policy. Bessell, Sharon // Pacific Affairs;Fall99, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p353
Focuses on legislative and policy responses to child labor in Indonesia. Major trends in international discourse on child labor; Evolution of child labor policy in Indonesia; Child labor laws from 1945-1965; Details on the Ministerial Regulation of 1987.