Alabama Department of Labor

1,400 Attend Regional Job Fair in Selma

Alabama Department of Labor officials are calling a regional job fair held in Selma a huge success. Alabama News Network was one of the sponsors of the job far. An estimated 1,400 job seekers attended the job fair, held inside the gymnasium at Selma University. Many had lined up before the doors had opened yesterday morning. More than 40 companies…

Gov. Kay Ivey to Attend Selma Job Fair on Thursday

Gov. Kay Ivey will attend the Alabama Department of Labor’s regional job fair in Selma on Thursday and give remarks. Alabama News Network is a partner in this job fair. The job fair is being hosted by the Alabama Career Center System. Other partners include the Governor’s Office of Minority Affairs and Selma University. More than 25 employers representing 1,500…

Graduating Students Preparing For Real World

Graduations are happening across the state. Thousands are getting ready to walk across the stage to get their degree. “I’m pretty excited,” graduating Troy University student Matthew Anderson said. “I’m ready for it to come,” Troy University senior Margaret Wright told us. For some graduates, it can be stressful. Some are finding it hard to land jobs in their career…

Alabama To Issue New Unemployment Debit Cards Next Year

Alabama residents receiving unemployment compensation will soon get new debit cards. The state Department of Labor said in a news release Thursday that the agency is switching service providers and will be mailing out new cards in January. All of those receiving unemployment who currently use a debit card will receive a new one. State officials say those who are…