The Alabama Workforce Development Board approved more than $33.6 million recently for job search and skills training programs.
When Alabama’s labor participation rate is low, we all pay the price. Businesses continue to struggle with staffing issues. The worker shortage is contributing to near-record-high inflation, putting added stress on the budgets of Alabama families.
“For the third consecutive month, Alabama has set a record-low unemployment rate," announced Gov. Kay Ivey (R).
The state is putting its best foot forward to address the continued issues in retaining students who graduate from Alabama universities.