Posts Tagged ‘ Jeld-Wen ’

Jeld-Wen Accused of Violating Fair Labor Standards Act

Jan 25th, 2023

A former Jeld-Wen employee is suing the company in Alabama District Court for alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The company is accused of failing to pay the plaintiff at one and a half times their regular salary rate for overtime work and failing to maintain accurate records and documentation. According to […]

Jeld-Wen Denies Liability for Driver’s Injuries, Motions for Summary Judgment

Jan 9th, 2023

Jeld-Wen filed a motion for summary judgment last week, seeking to defer liability for injuries sustained by a transport driver while unloading doors and windows manufactured by the company and loaded by its employees. After a U.S. district judge in Oregon determined in December 2020 that the plaintiff, Gary Groeneweg, had a case against the […]

Attorneys for Plaintiffs in Jeld-Wen Lawsuit to Receive Nearly $3M

Dec 22nd, 2022

A federal judge in Delaware ruled that law firm Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP, along with firms Levi & Korsinsky LLP and Robbins LLP, are entitled to a portion of the settlement fund with respect to allegations of insider trading and anti-trust violations by Jeld-Wen upper management. In February 2021, plaintiff Jason Aldridge, derivatively […]

Racial Discrimination Suit Against Jeld-Wen Changes Venue

Dec 5th, 2022

Attorneys for defendant Jeld-Wen d/b/a MMI Door last week removed a case from an Ohio court of common pleas in Hamilton County to the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. In an amended complaint, plaintiff Richard Harris alleges racial discrimination against MMI Door, with the latter’s attorneys arguing that the development […]

Ian Hits Florida as Hurricane, Tropical-Storm Downgrade Not Forecast to Last

Sep 29th, 2022

Wind speeds near 150 mph were recorded when the eye of Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Ian is forecast to move into the central part of the state and beyond late Thursday, Sept. 29, and door and window operations are doing what they can to prepare for and weather the […]

‘Opportunity for the Future’ of Residential Construction

Sep 12th, 2022

Many companies, including JELD-WEN with its Women’s Network, are taking note of the opportunities available by increasing the number of women in the workforce. Faced with labor shortages, it’s no secret that the industry is looking to bolster its workforce by tapping into a previously untapped employee market. The National Association of Home Builders kicked […]

Labor Assessment: Women in Fenestration

May 23rd, 2022

The following is an excerpt from an expansive article on Women in Fenestration, included in the company’s May/June issue. Statistics show that women actively avoid male-dominated industries. According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, in the U.S., only 6.5% of women worked full-time in male-dominated occupations in 2020. Now, with the influence of COVID-19, […]

Jeld-Wen, Steves and Sons Working on Long-term Supply Agreement

May 19th, 2022

Judge Robert Payne of the Eastern District of Virginia has granted a joint proposal for a long-term supply agreement with respect to Steves and Sons Inc. and Jeld-Wen, and the five-year legal battle between the two companies. On Monday, May 16, the court modified a divestiture order that came out of a private merger challenge […]

Jeld-Wen Experiences Revenue Growth, Impacts of Inflation

May 3rd, 2022

Jeld-Wen reports seven consecutive quarters of core revenue growth along with a 7.2% increase in net revenue from the same time last year. However, the company noted in its first-quarter results for 2022 a $26 million decrease in net income from one year prior, primarily resulting from inflation. Net revenue increased by 7.2% to $1,171.0 […]

Earth Day: More Than a 24-Hour Cycle

Apr 22nd, 2022

While individuals clean their neighborhoods and plant trees for the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day, many glass and window companies within the industry have already adopted the mindset that effectively observing the annual event requires more dedication than one day of attention allows. “Invest In Our Planet™” is the theme for Earth Day 2022, which […]

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