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5 Valley counties have unemployment rate at 2% and lower

MONTGOMERY – Alabama’s labor force participation rate remained steady at 57%, Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today. The percentage of prime-age...

Alabama Community College System opens Innovation Center headquarters

DECATUR — More than 7,700 Alabamians have enrolled in rapid career training for in-demand jobs since the start of the Alabama Community College System’s...

Relaunch Job Fair targets experienced workers as well as newcomers

HUNTSVILLE – The Huntsville-Madison County Chamber’s Relaunch program is unlike other job fairs in that the target audience is not necessarily new to employment. People...

Tuberville concerned over supply and labor issues facing military

WASHINGTON -- On recent visit to Huntsville, U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville toured the area's defense companies and two things stood out to him. Supply and...

Employers, job seekers come together at Relaunch Job Fair

HUNTSVILLE – The Huntsville-Madison County Chamber is continuing efforts to promote and strengthen the local workforce with an updated version of its previous job...

Unemployment rates for Madison, Morgan, Marshall and Limestone counties among best

MONTGOMERY – The unemployment rates in four north Alabama counties are this close to leading the state, and the same can be said for...

Alabama primed to become ‘workforce engine of the Southeast’

BIRMINGHAM – Though Alabama is home to diverse industries and businesses, it is facing a labor force percentage below the national average. To address this...

Navistar on deck for ribbon-cutting as powertrain plant expands

HUNTSVILLE – Mayor Tommy Battle and Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield are among the dignitaries scheduled to speak as Navistar holds a ribbon-cutting...

Athens-Limestone County hosting hospitality, retail job fair

ATHENS -- Community organizations and businesses in Athens and Limestone County are hosting a Hospitality and Retail Job Fair this week. The event is Thursday...

Employers, job seekers come together at Relaunch Job Fair

HUNTSVILLE – The Huntsville-Madison County Chamber is continuing efforts to promote and strengthen the local workforce with an updated version of its previous job...