For eight consecutive months, the number of people counted as employed in Alabama reached record highs. In January, this number measured 2,123,398, breaking December 2018’s revised count of 2,120,769.
“People are working in Alabama. Employers are hiring in Alabama. We continue to report record numbers of people with jobs, and we are seeing fewer and fewer people counted as unemployed, which is what we like to see,” said Fitzgerald Washington, secretary of the Alabama Department of Labor.
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