Major Companies Choose Right to Work Virginia

Three major companies are adding new locations soon in Right to Work Virginia. This are Walgreens, Amazon, and AutoZone. Altogether, they will create a total of 1,101 new jobs across the state. So these are more great examples of how Right to Work states help both businesses and workers.

Read on in order to learn more about each investment!


Walgreens is investing $34.2 million toward a new facility in Right to Work Hanover County, Virginia. This will also create 249 new jobs.

“The pandemic has increased demand for providers like Walgreens to provide efficient services for a growing customer base and its new, state-of-the-art facility in Hanover County will enhance the company’s supply chain. […] This great project is a win for Virginia’s logistics industry. We are confident that Walgreens will thrive in the greater Richmond region.” […]



Amazon is adding a new fulfillment center soon in Right to Work Fishersville, Virginia. This will create 500 new jobs as a result!

“This new 1 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Augusta County will enhance Amazon’s supply chain and create 500 valuable jobs for the Shenandoah Valley. […] Virginia’s position as a premier logistics destination is bolstered by continued investments from industry leaders like Amazon, which is catalyzing economic development in regions across the Commonwealth.” […]

“It has been a great pleasure to work with the Amazon team and Augusta County to secure this major expansion by one of the world’s largest corporations. […] We are excited about the expanded logistics infrastructure that will exist as a result of Amazon’s location.”



AutoZone is investing $185.2 million in order to add a new location in Right to Work New Kent County, Virginia. As a result, this will create 352 new jobs!

“AutoZone’s newest distribution operation in New Kent County will enable the company to easily access 47 percent of U.S. consumers within a one-day drive and global markets through The Port of Virginia. […] With more than 4,600 supply chain operations located throughout the Commonwealth, Virginia has emerged as a premier logistics destination serving as a single gateway into critical customer markets. We look forward to a continued partnership with AutoZone.” […]

“We applaud AutoZone ’s decision to build its East Coast distribution center in Virginia and capitalize on the access to global markets offered by The Port of Virginia. […] The investments we’re making in our terminals will help to ensure that AutoZone can grow its volumes without concern. We welcome AutoZone and are looking forward to a long, collaborative relationship.”


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