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Employee tests positive for coronavirus at McKee Foods in Stuarts Draft

Employee tests positive for coronavirus at McKee Foods in Stuarts Draft STUARTS DRAFT — An employee at McKee Foods in Stuarts Draft tested positive for COVID-19, company spokesperson Mike Gloekler said. The employee received their positive test results on Friday, March 27 and notified McKee, Gloekler said. The company was not previously made aware that the employee was […]

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Vaughan-Bassett Furniture resumes production after March 6 fire

Vaughan-Bassett Furniture resumes production after March 6 fire Company will monitor COVID-19 situation to determine further schedule changes GALAX, Va. – Case goods manufacturer Vaughan-Bassett Furniture has resumed production following a two-week shutdown due to a March 6 dust bin fire. The company reopened Monday and said it would continue operations until further notice amidst […]

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Mack Trucks, Volvo Trucks suspend production amid coronavirus battle

Mack Trucks, Volvo Trucks suspend production amid coronavirus battle (This story was updated March 23) Greensboro-based Mack Trucks has temporarily suspended production at its Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania plant to help protect employees from coronavirus, according to The Morning Call of Allentown. The plant employs 2,050 in two shifts. The temporary suspension, which began on March 19, will […]

Comments Off on Molson Coors pledges $1 million to support bartenders affected by COVID-19 pandemic; Miller Lite encourages others to follow suit   |   COVID19

Molson Coors pledges $1 million to support bartenders affected by COVID-19 pandemic; Miller Lite encourages others to follow suit

Molson Coors pledges $1 million to support bartenders affected by COVID-19 pandemic; Miller Lite encourages others to follow suit Molson Coors Beverage Co. today pledged $1 million to the United States Bartenders’ Guild, a nonprofit that supports bartenders and other service industry professionals, millions of whom are out of work due to widespread closures precipitated […]

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Philip Morris USA suspending Richmond manufacturing operations after second coronavirus case

Philip Morris USA suspending Richmond manufacturing operations after second coronavirus case A second Philip Morris USA employee has tested positive for COVID-19. Henrico County-based Altria Group Inc. has temporarily suspended operations at its Philip Morris USA manufacturing center in South Richmond after a second Philip Morris employee tested positive for COVID-19, Altria Director of Communications […]

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DuPont employees in Chesterfield work in fight against coronavirus

DuPont employees in Chesterfield work in fight against coronavirus CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — Workers at the DuPont Spruance Manufacturing site in Chesterfield County have ramped up production of a material crucial for first responders and their fight against the coronavirus. Vice President and General Manager of DuPont Safety John Richard said production of Tyvek material […]

Comments Off on Virginia Department of Health Confirms Third “Presumptive Positive” Case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in State   |   COVID19

Virginia Department of Health Confirms Third “Presumptive Positive” Case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in State

Virginia Department of Health Confirms Third “Presumptive Positive” Case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in State FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 9, 2020 Media Contact: Kurt Larrick, klarrick@arlingtonva.us Virginia Department of Health Confirms Third “Presumptive Positive” Case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in State (Richmond, VA.) – The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced that an Arlington County resident […]

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Virginia Seeks Climate Leadership with Sweeping Energy Bill

Virginia Seeks Climate Leadership with Sweeping Energy Bill RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A sweeping energy bill that supporters said would make Virginia a national leader in addressing climate change passed the state House Thursday amid warnings by critics that it will carry a steep price tag. The legislation, called the Virginia Clean Economy Act, moved […]

Comments Off on New operator to take over the former Colortree printing plant in Henrico, hiring 239 workers   |   Workforce Development

New operator to take over the former Colortree printing plant in Henrico, hiring 239 workers

New operator to take over the former Colortree printing plant in Henrico, hiring 239 workers The vacant Colortree Group printing plant in Henrico County, which abruptly closed in June, soon will come back to life. A Tulsa, Okla.-based provider of direct-mail marketing envelopes and flyers plans to invest more than $31 million to take over […]

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After intense Dominion lobbying, Senate panel kills bipartisan Fair Energy Bills Act

After intense Dominion lobbying, Senate panel kills bipartisan Fair Energy Bills Act A Democrat-led Senate panel Monday night killed a bipartisan bill that aimed to restore a system of electric utility rate review that could have returned hundreds of millions in overearnings to customers of Dominion Energy, vividly illustrating the power that the state’s largest […]