Workforce

Unemployment in Alabama metros among lowest in nation

Decatur and Huntsville tied with Rapid City, South Dakota, with the lowest unemployment rate in the country in March, with the Birmingham-Hoover metro area the lowest of metro areas with a population of 1 million or more

Finding the workers

Automakers turn to job fairs, TV ads, state agencies to find workers for the burgeoning industrial sector.

Wallace State offers two apprenticeships

Students studying early childhood education and nursing get hands-on experience.

Workforce: Robots at the ready

How an idea to help Alabama businesses retain employees became a draw for companies to locate in the state.

UNA, MartinFed sign learning agreement

The agreement will provide MartinFed employees with a tuition scholarship.

Community colleges launch programs to meet workforce needs

Nursing, marine tech, AI and NASA work all have new programs in progress at Alabama's community colleges.

Austal sets hiring fair for Saturday

Mobile shipbuilder plans to hire 1,000 workers in the next 18 months, some 700 of them right now.

Alabama workforce leaders trying to navigate state’s labor shortage

A job seeker's market challenges Alabama's employers.

Employers develop in-house training to find workers

Alabama employers are becoming creative to lure and train workers in a time of full employment.

Trenholm State opens Advanced Manufacturing Training Center

FAME, Festo Didactic partner with Trenholm State on the project to prepare workers for industrial jobs.

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