Benefits for employees of MeadWestvaco, now WestRock after a 2015 merger with RockTenn, include up to 10 days of paid vacation in the first year of employment; paid holidays; four personal days per year; medical, dental and vision insurance plans, including prescription drug coverage and an incentivized wellness program; and company-paid basic life, disability and travel insurance coverage. Benefits also include a 401(k) savings plan and 100-percent vesting in a company-paid retirement plan after three years of employment.
WestRock employees, numbering 42,000 working at 275 facilities in 30 countries, also earn rewards for exceptional performance, leadership and teamwork, and have access to educational assistance and training programs. The company offers internships to college students that include competitive pay, paid housing and the potential for full-time, permanent positions. WestRock also supports employee resource groups, such as its African-American Network, Hispanic/Latino Network and Young Professionals Network. These groups encourage professional development and community outreach and enable members to build personal and business connections. WestRock complies with non-discrimination in employment laws in all its facility locations and ensures equal employment opportunity in all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, termination, layoffs, and compensation and training.
WestRock is a global packaging company that manufactures products such as folding cartons, corrugated containers and chipboard partitions. Recycling about 7 millions tons of fiber annually, it is one of the world's major recyclers and a global supplier of specialty chemicals.