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Auto Supplier Expansion Adding More Jobs in Alabama

The state of Alabama says a planned expansion by a European auto supplier will add more than 180 new jobs in two cities. The governor’s office announced $56 million in projects by International Automotive Components Group North America Inc. on Monday. The company plans a roughly $34 million expansion and 119 new jobs in Cottondale, where it will make door…

UA and Tuscaloosa Continue Shared Goal of Growing Businesses

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Officials say they expect new arrangements between the University of Alabama and Tuscaloosa’s business incubator to help entrepreneurs and generate new jobs. The Tuscaloosa News reports that the Bama Technology Incubator, which features on-campus support for startup companies, will now be known as Edge Labs. Officials say the name change is significant, as it will emphasize…

GM to Add or Keep 7,000 US Jobs, Make $1 Billion Factory Investment

General Motors is planning to invest $1 billion in U.S. factories and add thousands of new white-collar jobs. The measures have been in the works for years, but were announced today after criticism from President-elect Donald Trump. In all, GM says it will create or keep 7,000 jobs in the next few years, including about 7,000 at factories. Another 5,000…

Verizon To Add 300 Full-Time Jobs At Alabama Call Center

Verizon says it plans to hire up to 300 full-time employees throughout 2017 at its Huntsville call center. Al.com reports the wireless communication company will hold an onsite career fair Saturday at its Huntsville facility. According to Monday’s announcement, career fair attendees will have the opportunity to network with recruiters, leadership and employees from the customer service department and take…