Pandemic relief passage means lower unemployment taxes
Most Alabama employers will see a 29% unemployment tax cut in 2022 after the Alabama Legislature passed pandemic relief spending funds of $79.5 million. That money will go into the Alabama Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund to replenish dollars spent during the height of the pandemic. – Alabama Political Reporter
Encompass expands joint venture in Florida
Birmingham-based Encompass Health Corp. and Baptist Health South Florida have expanded a joint venture agreement to include the Baptist Health home health agency in Miami, Florida. The joint venture expansion will add Encompass’ home health services to Miami-Dade and Monroe counties in Florida. – Encompass Health Corp.
Alabama Power adds two to board
Kevin Savoy and Charisse Stokes have been elected to the Alabama Power board of directors effective today. Savoy is vice president of Great Southern Wood Preserving Inc. and Greenbush Logistics Inc. Stokes is president of Tidal IT Solutions, an IT consulting company. – Cision
Nordstrom Rack relocating only Alabama store
Nordstrom Rack is relocating its only Alabama store to the Summit shopping complex in Birmingham. It’s currently in the River Ridge shopping center off U.S. 280 and will move by the spring of 2023. – Bham Now