Employment

Jobs Created in the New River Valley

Mar 15, 2013
New River Valley Commerce Park

A huge, new, high tech greenhouse operation is coming to the New River Valley.

Va Prisons Make Plates and Model Workers

Mar 15, 2013

It’s one of the state’s largest companies, with $50 million in sales each year.  It pays workers less than a dollar an hour, but for every job that opens, ten people apply.  You may never have heard of it, but chances are you own one of its products. 

Virginia Correctional Enterprises makes  license plates for state residents and the State Department in DC.  It also molds model workers like 52-year-old Alexander Parker.

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