The Bulletin

Feds investigating migrant child labor at Eastern Shore chicken plants and more Va. headlines

By: - September 26, 2023 7:30 am

The state Capitol. (Ned Oliver/ Virginia Mercury)

• The U.S. Department of Labor is looking into whether major poultry producers Tyson Foods and Perdue Farms rely on the labor of migrant children after the New York Times Magazine published a story about a 14-year-old Guatemalan boy whose arm was maimed while working at a slaughterhouse on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.—New York Times

• Amazon and Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced two new warehouse facilities will bring more than 1,000 new jobs to Virginia Beach.—Virginian-Pilot

• Some in Virginia’s legal world are noticing a “long, steady decline in the number of opinions released by the Supreme Court of Virginia.”—Virginia Lawyers Weekly

• At a recent meeting, members of the University of Virginia’s Board of Visitors offered differing perspectives on who they’re supposed to serve after a Harvard Business School professor told them they’re supposed to be “cheerleaders” for the institution. The remark drew pushback from two board members appointed by Gov. Glenn Youngkin.—Daily Progress

• “Oliver Anthony seized on a moment with ‘Rich Men North of Richmond.’ Now what?”—Washington Post


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