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Birmingham Water Works employees deliver ‘no-confidence’ vote in senior management, accuse utility of racial bias in disciplinary proceedings, unfair pay

Employees of the Birmingham Water Works delivered a “no-confidence” vote in the large utility’s senior management this week, indicating concern about their treatment by higher-ups in the organization. 

City of Mobile Alabama News
City of Mobile short 170 positions; Hiring and retention challenges discussed

The City of Mobile is facing challenges in hiring and keeping employees, according to data revealed Tuesday during the regular council meeting. There are currently around 170 vacant positions citywide.

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Alabama Department of Corrections increases correctional officer pay by 51.9% to attract recruits

The Alabama Department of Corrections (ADOC) is bumping starting pay for correctional officers significantly after discovering that low pay had them competing against other agencies for good officers.

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The cost of Alabama's state-owned liquor business: Top Alcoholic Beverage Control Board executives rake in six-figure salaries

Who is in charge of the ABC Board, and how much do they get paid?

Birmingham VA nurses facing reassignment, termination warn of critical shortages

As many as 50 nurses at the Birmingham VA (Veterans’ Affairs) Hospital say their request for religious or medical exemptions to COVID vaccines has gone unrecognized, and as a result, they are being threatened with disciplinary action, reassignment or even termination.

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Alabama businesses struggling to find workers: Tips for employers to avoid ‘The Great Resignation’

By Nicole Allshouse Ky Gregory is an Alabama business owner. For the past 12 years, he has run Southern Precision Staffing. Essentially,...