November 2012
Canadian Plastics;Nov2012, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p24
Trade Publication
Statistics are presented related to the Canadian plastics industry, which includes the average hourly operator wage, the number of workers at the average Canadian extrusion plant and machine utilization rate at the average extrusion shop.


Related Articles

  • Is Cashless Pay Worth the Repeal of The Truck Acts? Horn, C. A. // Management Services;May84, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p17 

    The government, in the interests of increased industrial economy and efficiency is committed to changing the system of pay in this country. If its aims are fully carried out, ultimately the vast majority of workers will be paid by some form of bank transfer. The Truck Acts, which incidentally go...

  • Minimum-wage increases spur trend to self-service. Waxman, Lionel // Inside Tucson Business;5/27/96, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p16 

    Opinion. Argues that minimum wage increases spur the trend toward automation and self-service. Examples of how businesses eliminate jobs that are artificially priced above their value; Economics as a key factor driving technology.

  • Branching Out. Elswick, Jill // Employee Benefit News;Feb2001, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p29 

    Discusses the implementation of Web-based employee self-service solutions by companies in the United States. Role of Web-based employee self-service in reducing employee errors; Correlation between employee empowerment and self-service implementation; Benefits of the implementation to the labor...

  • LET THEM SERVE THEMSELVES. Bartholomew, Doug // Industry Week/IW;Nov2002, Vol. 251 Issue 10, p21 

    Focuses on the shift of manufacturers into self-service for both employees and customers. Benefits of self-service technology; Companies that have implemented self-service applications; Factors behind the success of self-service technology.

  • Guaranteed jobs at Caterpillar. Cimini, Michael H. // Monthly Labor Review;Jul91, Vol. 114 Issue 7, p38 

    Summarizes a new three-year contract ratified by members of Lodge 851 of the International Association of Machinists, covering some 2,100 workers at Caterpillar Inc.'s plant in Joliet, Ill. Job security provisions; Wages and benefits.

  • News of Work and Working People.  // Labor Law Journal;Jul67, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p441 

    The article offers news briefs on work and working people in the U.S. A minimum wage rate has been implemented in Connecticut. Increased earnings is the reward earned by 54 percent of the trainees who have completed their instructions under the Manpower Development and Training Act programs. A...

  • Minimum Wage Boost Could Cost Labor, too. GRAVES, BRAD // San Diego Business Journal;9/23/2013, Vol. 34 Issue 38, p3 

    The article reports on the plan of San Diego, California Governor Jerry Brown to signed a bill that would increase the rate of minimum wage for employees in the U.S. It states that local economists and academics suggested for an increase investments in self-service technology and reduce the...

  • Mill pays up for racial abuse. Grant, Alex // Printing World;9/18/2003, Vol. 283 Issue 12, p4 

    Reports on the awarding of compensation to machinist Salvatore Barresi of P Garnett and Sons in England. Result of racial discrimination in the workplace; Occurrence of unfair dismissal; Details of the tribunal case.

  • Unstaffed Retail Unit Grows Hospital Business.  // FoodService Director;2/15/2014, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p13 

    The article focuses on a self-service micro-mart created by Chris Vitsas, the food and nutrition director at Magee Women's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to serve and provide hospital employees with foodservice when cafeteria is closed.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics