EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- Shaw's Supermarkets here has found that an "English as a Second Language" program for distribution center personnel has helped reduce turnover and improve productivity.
Moreover, a companywide effort to make employees more sensitive to diversity issues is also helping.
Ruth Bramson, senior vice president, human resources, revealed the new employee training approach during a recent interview with SN.
After being tried in one warehouse, the program was rolled out ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive a complimentary copy of SN's salary survey sent to you by email.
Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.
Already registered? Log In