Economy

Northam announces $8.5M firm expansion, 105 new jobs

A mechanical piping systems manufacturer will build a new facility in Virginia that will bring 105 new jobs to the Commonwealth, Gov....

This week in Virginia jobs news: September 13

Welcome to the second edition of our weekly round-up highlighting the latest in Virginia job news. From Roanoke to Reston, we spotlight...

More than a million Virginians won’t get tax refund checks, report says

More than a million Virginia taxpayers will not receive tax refund checks approved by Virginia lawmakers, according to a new analysis by...

Virginia’s poverty rate falls by 1%

Virginia’s poverty rate fell by 1% in 2017-2018, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. The...

Lawmakers, advocates gather to fight for paid leave in Virginia

The lack of paid family and medical leave laws in Virginia were the focus of a roundtable discussion in Richmond Friday, held...

This week in Virginia jobs news

Today, we're excited to launch our new weekly round-up highlighting the latest Virginia Jobs news. From Roanoke to Reston, we'll spotlight the...

Trump administration takes $77 million away from Virginia military projects in order to fund his border wall

The Trump administration is taking more than $77 million away from four military projects in Virginia and re-allocating that money to advance...

Barbers, plumbers and tattoo artists can now get their state licenses digitally

More than 310,000 state-licensed workers in Virginia will now be able to show their credentials on their smartphones.  The...

Virginia the worst state for workers, report finds

Virginia is the worst state in the country for workers for the second year in a row, according to a new report...

Grant aims to give women opportunities in the ship repair industry

The ship repair industry is regarded as a male-dominated profession, but a new grant from the U.S. Department of Labor aims to...

Subscribe to the Dogwood Daily

* indicates required