Wanted: Part-timers with Class

Hammers, Maryann
June 2003
Workforce (10928332);Jun2003, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p18
Focuses on the Earn and Learn program of package-delivery company UPS, which aims to hire more part-time workers by providing education assistance. Details of the program; Decline in turnover among part timers; Retention rate of employee participating in the program.


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