Alabama Department of Labor

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…