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Innovative Shift Plan Nabs Weekend Manufacturing Warriors

By Michael A. Verespej Need weekend manufacturing warriors? Textron Aerospace Fasteners in Santa Ana, Calif., has had no problem finding people to work the second shift on weekends at its plant since taking the following approach: Employees who opt to work 3 p.m. to 3 a.m. Friday through Sunday get both a 12.5% premium in pay plus Monday through Thursday off, says Steve Keyzers, human resources manager.

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