Tyson is moving all corporate workers to Northwest Arkansas

Tyson will move workers from Chicago, Downers Grove, Illinois and South Dakota to Arkansas over the next ten months beginning in early 2023, according to a news release, with all company employees working at their Springdale, Arkansas world headquarters. This is great news,” said Springdale Mayor Doug Spruce. “With all the uncertain economic news today, we’ve done very well.” It will affect about 1,000 workers, said company spokesman Derek Burleson. Tyson will provide relocation assistance. “It speaks to the momentum we have across Northwest Arkansas,” said Nelson Peacock, CEO of the Northwest Arkansas Council. “Not only do you get a great job and work at a company like Tyson, but there’s a great quality of life here, and they can attract those people here.” People who don’t want to move may break up, but this happens. That will be determined on a case-by-case basis, Burleson said. Springdale will be home to an expanded corporate campus called OneTyson. It will “foster closer collaboration, improve team member agility and improve faster decision-making,” according to the news release. The headquarters in Springdale currently has about 1,700 workers. About the OneTyson Campus over the next few months. The campus will take several years to build, and some of the existing buildings will be remodeled. “It’s not only great for Springdale, it’s great for Northwest Arkansas and great for the state,” Spruce said.

According to a news release, Tyson will require all company employees to work at its Springdale, Arkansas world headquarters.

Tyson will move workers from Chicago, Downers Grove, Illinois and South Dakota to Arkansas over the next ten months, starting in early 2023.

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“That’s great news,” Springdale Mayor Doug Spruce said. “With all the uncertain economic news today, we’ve done well.”

It will affect about 1,000 workers, said company spokesman Derek Burleson. Tyson will provide relocation assistance.

“It speaks to the momentum across Northwest Arkansas,” said Nelson Peacock, CEO of the Northwest Arkansas Council. “Not only do you have a great job and work at a company like Tyson, but you have a great quality of life here, and they can attract those people here.”

Those who don’t want to move can be cut off, but that will be decided on a case-by-case basis, Burleson said.

Springdale will be home to an expanded corporate campus called OneTyson. It will “foster closer collaboration, improve team member agility and improve faster decision-making,” according to the news release.

The headquarters in Springdale currently has about 1,700 workers, Burleson said.

The company will release specific details about the OneTyson campus in the next few months, the release said. The campus will take several years to develop, and some of the existing buildings will be remodeled.

“It’s not only great for Springdale, it’s great for Northwest Arkansas and great for the state,” Spruce said.

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