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East AlabamaWorks!

Your regional partner in Alabama’s workforce.

Even in the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are still hiring – and even ramping up their recruiting efforts. To help connect employers and job seekers during these trying times, East AlabamaWorks has launched a new Jobs Listing service! Click the links below to post your company’s job openings or to search for jobs in the region!


If you missed the 2021 AlabamaWorks Workforce Conference, you can click below to watch all of the keynote addresses and the breakout sessions!

The East AlabamaWorks Quarterly Workforce Meeting for the first quarter of 2022 was held on Tuesday, January 18 at Central Alabama Community College. If you were unable to attend, you can watch it below! Guest speakers were Secretary Fitzgerald Washington from the Alabama Department of Labor, Jeff Lynn – President of Central Alabama Community College, and Terry Comer from the Alabama Department of Commerce who gave an update on the Alabama Workforce Stabilization Program. CLICK BELOW TO VIEW THE VIDEO.

The Alabama Workforce Council presents a monthly webinar focusing on the workforce needs of Alabama…presenting information about about programs, organizations, projects and more that impact workforce development in the State of Alabama. Hosted by AWC Chair Tim McCartney, the webinars are presented live on the third Monday of each month at 9am via the AlabamaWorks website and Facebook page. You may also click below to access the live webinar each month, as well as archives of past webinars.


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – The Alabama Workforce Region 2 WIOA Board is soliciting proposals for short term (26 weeks or less) standalone occupational skills training programs for adults and dislocated workers under WIOA. Adult Occupational Skills Training is defined as an organized program of study that provides specific vocational skills that lead to proficiency in performing actual tasks and technical functions required by certain occupational fields at entry, intermediate, or advanced levels.  Click the link below to visit the Request for Proposals page.

Click To Go To The RFP Page

Quick Links

The 2021 Worlds of Work Career Expo is being held virtually and is now live to experience and explore! Just click on the logo to go to our new “virtual” Worlds of Work!

Alabama Department of Commerce

The Alabama Department of Commerce administers a variety of programs and grants to help enhance Alabama’s workforce and provide assistance to workers.

East Alabama Career Centers

Need a job? Reach out to an Alabama Career Center near you today!

Contact Us

Contact us with your questions or inquiries and we will get you the answers you need.


Success Plus is Alabama’s program for improving the statewide level of education beyond high school to help Alabamians achieve the education needed for present and future workplace success.

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Improving our workforce each and every day.

We are here to ensure that everyone in East Alabama is provided with the tools, resources, and support they need to ensure a bright and prosperous future in Alabama’s workforce.

View our plans for success
Learn about our industry sectors
Read about our progress in action
Read the Alabama Workforce Council’s 2021 Annual Report

Latest News

Unemployment Continues to Hold at 3.1% for December

MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted December unemployment rate is 3.1%, unchanged from November’s rate, and below December 2020’s rate of 4.7%.  December’s rate [...]

Alabama’s November Unemployment Holds Steady at 3.1%

(December 17, 2021) MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted November unemployment rate is 3.1%, unchanged from October 2021, and well below November 2020’s rate [...]

About AlabamaWorks

AlabamaWorks is a network of interconnected providers of workforce services, including all of the governmental, educational, and private sector components that train, prepare, and match job seekers with employers.

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