Hope Global, a company headquartered in Cumberland that makes shoelaces, parachute cords and other engineered textile products, consciously refrains from using social media when checking references while hiring.
In a surprise announcement, the National Labor Relations Board walked away from its high-profile effort to mandate that private employers display a poster summarizing the rights of employees to engage in union activities.
Arriving to Boston via train for an evening meeting earlier this fall, sitting just in front of me a self-described business owner was quizzing a young man across the aisle about his employer. The owner knew the young man’s company and was curious about its level of activity, product offerings and capacities, customers and more.
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