Scott Mayer, co-owner of Erda Handbags, repairs a sewing machine at the company’s production facility in Dexter, Maine, Aug. 4, 2015. Since most of Erda's employees are 60 years or older, they company has implemented a flexible scheduling system and invested in more ergonomic machines to accommodate an aging workforce.
Scott Mayer, co-owner of Erda Handbags, repairs a sewing machine at the company’s production facility in Dexter, Maine, Aug. 4, 2015. Since most of Erda's employees are 60 years or older, they company has implemented a flexible scheduling system and invested in more ergonomic machines to accommodate an aging workforce. CRAIG DILGER NYT
Scott Mayer, co-owner of Erda Handbags, repairs a sewing machine at the company’s production facility in Dexter, Maine, Aug. 4, 2015. Since most of Erda's employees are 60 years or older, they company has implemented a flexible scheduling system and invested in more ergonomic machines to accommodate an aging workforce. CRAIG DILGER NYT

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