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June 24, 2013

JobKeeper Alliance Statement on President Obama’s Climate Agenda

JobKeeper Alliance strongly opposes President Obama’s plan to sidestep congress and use his executive power to impose new regulations on existing power plants. The plan he […]
May 6, 2013

Environmental Activists & Alabama’s Public Service Commission: The Unreported Side of the Story

JobKeeper Alliance, a job-focused nonprofit organization, is actively fighting the efforts of environmental groups who want to limit the Alabama Public Service Commission’s (PSC) decision-making ability. […]
January 30, 2013

Protecting Coal-Dependent Jobs in Alabama

Climate change was the policy plan that President Obama spent the most time outlining during his inaugural address. During this time of prolonged economic uncertainty and […]
October 26, 2012

SELC’s opposition to the Northern Beltline is about more than just a highway

Op Ed by: Stewart Burkhalter Stewart Burkhalter is the former President of the Alabama AFL-CIO and current board chairman of JobKeeper Alliance, a 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization. […]
October 18, 2012

Governor Bentley: Passage of Amendment 2 critical to attracting industry to Alabama

By Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley Press-Register Op-ed October 17, 2012 There is a measure on the November 6th ballot that will give us the tools we need […]
October 1, 2012

JobKeeper Alliance to Activist Groups: Stop Blocking the Beltline

The Northern Beltline will create thousands of construction jobs and drive economic growth throughout Birmingham and surrounding communities. However, activist lawyers at the Southern Environmental Law […]
September 26, 2012

Manufacture Alabama and Jobkeeper Alliance Host Workshop For 5,000 Students at JLDC Conference

Over 5,000 middle and high school students attended the “You Have a Career Path in Manufacturing” workshop hosted by Manufacture Alabama and JobKeeper Alliance at the […]
August 7, 2012

Gulf Coast shipbuilders struggle to replace aging workforce

MOBILE, Alabama — As John Lotshaw sees it, there’s a difficult job ahead of him. The director of operations, workforce training and development at Huntington-Ingalls Industries, the […]
July 27, 2012

Alabama jobs are threatened by out-of-state agenda

Montgomery, Alabama — Robert Kennedy Jr.’s mission to stop the export of U.S. produced coal is a threat to thousands of high-paying Alabama jobs, according to […]