How FAME is Filling the Workforce Gap

October 28th, 2019|0 Comments

By Lisa Morales, Director, East AlabamaWorks The critical functions of many manufacturing companies are controlled by industrial automation professionals.  If there is a disruption of service in any of the high-tech, computer controlled systems, [...]

Alabama Sets Another Unemployment Record

October 18th, 2019|0 Comments

For Immediate Release: October 18, 2019 Alabama Reaches a New Record Low Unemployment Rate of 3.0% MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that Alabama’s preliminary, seasonally adjusted September unemployment rate [...]

East Alabama FAME Holds Signing Day

August 8th, 2019|0 Comments

(August 6, 2019) The East Alabama FAME program welcomed sixteen students into its inaugural Industrial Automation Technology program at Gadsden State Community College. The students were chosen following a rigorous interview and selection process. [...]

HIRED Program Holds Graduation

July 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Attalla - Etowah County's HIRED program recently held a graduation at Etowah High School. Five students graduated from the program which helps high school dropouts continue their education and earn their high school diploma [...]

What Is East AlabamaWorks?

October 19th, 2018|0 Comments

(October 2018) East AlabamaWorks (EAW) is a not-for-profit organization that represents the state’s Alabama Workforce Council in Region 2 (Calhoun, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Etowah, Randolph, and Talladega counties). The mission of East AlabamaWorks is [...]

Oxford Counselors Tour Local Industries

August 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Guidance counselors from Oxford City Schools joined with officials from the Calhoun County Economic Development Council, East AlabamaWorks, and the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce for another day of Educators Workforce Readiness tours.  The [...]

AIDT Leadership Skills Training

June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Alabama Industrial Development Training regularly provides free Leadership Skills Training courses at locations throughout Alabama.  The courses are designed to help employers develop worker who can move into new supervisory or management positions.  Most [...]