Alabama’s labor force participation rate and unemployment both increased in October from previous months, but only slightly.
A lawsuit against Alabama Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington over the handling of COVID-19 unemployment benefits is now being appealed to the Alabama Supreme Court after it was dismissed in August.
Government workers make up approximately 17% of the workers in Alabama, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
According to new statistics from the Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) for July 2022, Alabama had the sixth lowest labor participation rate in the country, despite recently announcing record unemployment.
“Let’s not waste this historic moment,” the lead sentence in a Hyundai Motor America release said, dated June 19, 2020, marking the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth.
Online advertisements in Alabama show a continued lack of nurses and retail workers in the state.
By Craig Monger Since October, Alabama’s unemployment rate has held steady and has vastly improved since November of 2020. According...