Alabama set the ambitious attainment goal of adding 500,000 credentialed Alabamians to the labor force, surpassing the national labor force participation rate and returning to pre-pandemic employment levels.
Montgomery, AL – Ed Castile, Deputy Secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce and Director of AIDT announced that Lee Meadows, PhD has been named interim executive director of the newly established Alabama Stem [...]
A company is “veteran friendly” if it takes deliberate action to recruit, hire, train and retain military personnel or veterans, but those who take veteran friendly a step further, and become “veteran friendlier”.
I. Chairman McCartney called the meeting to order and offered opening remarks at 1:15pm. II. Dr. Mackey’s presentation was tabled. III. Chairman McCartney provided an update on the reasoning behind why Alabama is conducting combined [...]
The human toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented in Alabama, and businesses of all sizes have taken a shellacking due to COVID-19. As such, our tactical focus for workforce development has transitioned from filling [...]
MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, all of Alabama’s 51 Career Centers will close to the public in order to help prevent the [...]
The SAWDC Board of Directors are pleased to announce that Bridget Wilson has been appointed as executive director effective April 1. In this position, she will continue to lead, collaborate and build upon the partnerships [...]
Alabama Announces Support for Workers Impacted by COVID-19 MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama workers who are not able to work due to COVID-19 will be eligible [...]