Tyson Foods has announced plans to shut down its plant in Glen Allen, Virginia, affecting nearly 700 workers. Our union was devastated by this news and the impact it will have on hundreds of our members and their families. We are committed to helping our members through this difficult time.

On Saturday, April 15, we are holding a job fair for all members affected by the layoffs at Tyson Foods. We’ll have a 401K expert on hand to answer your questions, as well as employers looking to hire, including:

  • The Boars Head plants in Petersburg and Jarrett
  • CDL opportunities (Training and Placements)
  • Cunningham Food Services (Fort Lee)
  • Henrico County Food Service
  • Henrico County Public Schools
  • Newport News Shipyard
  • ​​Ocean Harvesters
  • Re-entry services
  • And more!

We’ll also have representatives from Virginia Employment Center Rapid Response Services, Virginia AFL-CIO, and Virginia Career Services to help you land on your feet. Don’t miss it!


Tyson Foods Job Fair

Saturday, April 15
10:00am – 3:00pm

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church
1720 Mechanicsville Tpk, Richmond, VA 23223