Kwikset sends some employees on holiday break 'timeout'

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

DENISON, Tex. -- Thursday will be the last day for some production employees at Kwikset before they close for a two week "time out."

All production-related employees will be off December 14 through January 2, but those whose weekly shift ends on Thursday get to start their holiday early.

Starting Monday, only project-related employees will remain, which means a skeleton crew will still be at work.

The human resources department at Kwikset says the reason for the time-out is due to high inventory in house because of low demand due to the housing market.

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  • by Missy Location: Ok on Feb 9, 2008 at 06:46 PM much does Tyson pay? I've heard they have a big turnover & several employees have left & gone to Ruiz. What type of benefits does Tyson have?
  • by john Location: denison on Dec 14, 2007 at 05:00 AM
    Hey aleast in two weeks you get to go back the people at alco dont so count your lucky stars
  • by deborah Location: sherman on Dec 13, 2007 at 03:09 PM
    i feel your pain...tyson foods is just as caring about their employee's we're working 32 hours a week or less...and they dont want anyone to file unemployment. what happened to all the good jobs in this area, that treated you with respect and cared about their employees??
  • by concerned Location: durant on Dec 13, 2007 at 01:21 PM
    I WISH it was a vacation. How about 2 weeks without pay for most of the employees. It doesn't appear they will get anything but 24 hours of Holiday pay for this "time out". Thanks Kwik Set.
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