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October 13, 2019

Federal grant to help develop workers in west Alabama

LIVINGSTON, Ala. (AP) — A $2.5 million federal grant will help develop new workers with a goal of expanding economic development in rural west Alabama. The […]
October 3, 2019

Manufacture Alabama names new COO

A former state director for Sen. Richard Shelby has been appointed chief operating officer of Manufacture Alabama. Garrett Jemison will start the newly created role Oct. […]
June 10, 2019

Surprise Billing: Another Healthcare Market Failure

Patients often assume that their health insurance will cover emergency care or major procedures. They’re caught by surprise when they find out that they’re not fully […]
May 30, 2019

Alabama lands $125M solar energy project

Alabama Municipal Electric Authority and Lightsource BP are combining efforts in a project that will generate enough electricity to power more than 20,000 homes. Continue reading […]
May 21, 2019

150 top places to work in healthcare

Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2019” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that […]
May 14, 2019

Workforce Development in the Era of Industry 4.0

The fourth industrial revolution has begun and with it, comes changes to the way manufacturing work is done. New technology, such as collaborative robots, the Industrial […]
April 1, 2019

Alabama’s committed to building a strong workforce to support its future

Currently no area of economic development presents a greater challenge or a greater opportunity for Alabama than workforce development. Alabamians are hard workers, dedicated employees, innovative […]
October 10, 2018

The union movement’s ground zero is California

United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District, at loggerheads over a contract for a year and a half, are now in 11th-hour […]
October 10, 2018

With 8 Years of Job Gains, Unemployment Is Lowest Since 1969 Image

The unemployment rate fell to a nearly five-decade low in September, punctuating a remarkable rebound in the 10 years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers set […]