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Wage differentials among Appalachian sawmillsAuthor(s): Charles H. Wolf
Source: Research Note NE-237. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionWage differences among Appalachian sawmills were investigated, using multiple-regression analysis. Wages and fringe benefits were found to vary with type of product sawed, education of the work force, distance to urban areas, general wage levels, and use of collective-bargaining agreements between management and labor.
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CitationWolf, Charles H. 1977. Wage differentials among Appalachian sawmills. Research Note NE-237. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5p.
Keywordswages, wage differentials, fringe benefits, sawmill labor
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