Year

2016

Series

WE Focus series

DOI

10.17848/9780880995085

Abstract

Root and Park examine the plight of long-tenured workers displaced from two paper mills—their paths to reemployment, retirement decisions, and the personal struggles they confront.

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Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The Study, Job Loss, and the Paper Industry
  3. Job Loss at Verso
  4. Responding to Job Loss
  5. Assistance Provided to Help Dislocated Workers
  6. When Women Are Job Losers
  7. When Couples Lose Their Jobs
  8. Islands in the Storm: The Plight of Two Communities
  9. A Canadian Comparison
  10. The Future of Economic Displacement for Papermakers
  11. Epilogue

ISBN

9780880995078 (pbk) ; 9780880995085 (ebook)

Subject Areas

LABOR MARKET ISSUES; Job security and unemployment dynamics; Dislocated workers

Surviving Job Loss: Paper Makers in Maine and Minnesota

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Root, Kenneth A., and Rosemarie J. Park. 2016. Surviving Job Loss: Paper Makers in Maine and Minnesota. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880995085

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