CBJ Morning Buzz: Many Family Dollar workers decline relocation offers; How NC cities rank on flex jobs; New publication launching next week
Friday, 30 November 2018 () In local news: Only about 30% of the Family Dollar employees given a chance to relocate with their jobs to Virginia have taken the offer, according to The Charlotte Observer, which cites a securities filing. The update comes after Dollar Tree (NASDAQ: DLTR), parent of the Matthews-based retail chain, announced in September that it would close the local headquarters operation and consolidate those functions in Chesapeake, Virginia, where it is based. The closure is expected to impact about 900 jobs,…
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