WFBMC is the largest employer in Winston. Ironically replacing RJ Reynolds as the top employer years ago.
From cigarettes to curing cancer.
Whatever it takes for the obama revolution.
Wake Forest Medical Center is located in Forsyth County, NC. Forsyth County went for Obama over Romney 53% to 45.8%.
Over the past 30 years Forsyth County’s major corporate employers (RJ Reynolds, Wachovia Bank, Piedmont Airlines, McLean Trucking, Hanes) have disappeared or downsized significantly due to globalization and mergers or the decline of the tobacco industry. As of September 2011 Wake Forest Medical Center was the leading employer with a payroll of 11,750 people. Wake Forest Medical Center is followed by Novant Health (8145 people), the county school system (6,692 people), city/county government (4689. The largest private employer is Reynolds tobacco with 3000 employees, followed by Hanes with 2251.
The PICU unit there is staffed by angels! Seriously I have no idea how they can work in that environment. Wish them well at that hospital. They helped us through the darkest time of my life.
I thought “research” was one of Obama’s top priorities to help jump start the economy.