1. Back to work: Factories deemed nonessential in pandemic ramp back up, but need more employees

    Back to work: Factories deemed nonessential in pandemic ramp back up, but need more employees

    Cartamundi is back making toys and games after months of making protective face masks and safeguarding its workspaces against the spread of the deadly coronavirus. Yankee Candle’s Franklin County factory and distribution center is back as well after, like Cartamundi, having its business deemed not essential under statewide shutdown rules meant to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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    1. I think staffing shortages are a common theme that we are seeing across the board.
    2. We are just trying to get back int the rhythm that we had prior to the shutdown in mid-March.
    3. We have openings and we are hiring at the moment.
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