Southern Furniture Industries goal is to provide an attractive wage and benefit package. Shared success is a basic principle of our compensation philosophy.
Associates that work a shift other than first (1st) will receive a shift premium.
Southern Furniture Industries will pay non-exempt associates the overtime premium rate of one and a half times (1.5X) the regular rate for all time worked over forty (40) hours in a payroll week.
SFI has arranged for a pay card provider to offer account services if associates do not have a traditional checking or savings account. Associates may also choose to change from an existing account to the provider may available by the company. At the time of hire, associates are required to present information to include the name of the financial institution, type of account, the routing number, and the account number for direct deposit.
Southern Furniture Industries provides eight hours pay for each of the following holidays to eligible associates after 30-days of full-time service.
- New Year’s Day
- Labor Day
- Good Friday
- Memorial Day
- Day after Thanksgiving
- Fourth of July
- Christmas Day
Southern Furniture Industries is committed to providing incentive programs that promote value and improvement throughout all aspects of the operations. There are several key components to the success and profitability of any business. Some of the major drivers are attendance, job performance, quality, process improvement, labor management, finance management, and safety.
The Associate Incentive Program is designed for SFI managers to identify targeted needs for improvement and award associates who can achieve the desired results. Based on the stated key initiatives listed above, focus of the Associate Incentive Program may be shifted to aid in the efforts to improve specific needs of the organization.
Southern Furniture Industries recognizes that bereavement is very difficult. To assist during these times, associates may qualify for 20-hours of pay in the event of a death of an immediate family member or 10-hours of pay in the event of a death of an extended family member.
A keepsake is given in memory of an associate’s spouse, child, mother or father.
When summoned for jury duty, Southern Furniture Industries believes associates should fulfill their civic responsibility. Time off will be allowed with no loss of income for jury duty up to forty (40) hours per scheduled work week. With documentation, associates will receive pay differential up to actual wages lost.