Braman Furniture Re-employment Strategy is Successful in Supporting Workers and Employers

The local strategy to mitigate the effects of the shutdown of Braman Furniture International Inc. is successful in re-employing 95% of the 140 displaced local employees. With the support of community partners, eight, three-hour workshops were conducted on-site at Braman Furniture to assist with resume planning, interview preparation and career planning. A job fair was also conducted to match Braman Furniture employees with area employers; 80 employees and 20 businesses were in attendance.