Alabama Department of Labor

Business / Employers

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Links for Employers
The Alabama Department Of Labor provides a variety of services for employers - from finding qualified workers, to labor market information on wages and salaries in Alabama, to providing required posters for your place of business. The following links will give you direct information on programs this agency administers.

Alabama New-Hire
Information to help you better understand the Alabama New-Hire program and its' reporting requirements.

Unemployment Compensation information for Employers
Information, questions, and answers provide a combination of general information and links concerning UC.

Employer Services offered by the State Employment Service
Looking for new workers? Want your job listing to be matched against the pool of available job seekers registered with the Alabama State Employment Service?

Posters and other Online Documents
An online collection of forms posters and other documents of interest to business.

Alabama Child Labor Law
On May 18, 2009 Governor Bob Riley signed into law HB 144 reforming the Alabama Child Labor Law. The changes affect all employers who employ minors under the age of 19. Information concerning the changes can be found at the link below.

Unemployment Compensation Partials
Information to employers on filing requirements and documentation, including electronic filing options.

Workers' Compensation Benefits and Claims Filing Guide
If you are hurt or injured at work.

Occupational and Employment Statistics
a primary source for much of the available information about Alabama's employment, unemployment, wages, and much more.

Division Contact Information
Important contact information.

Things you might want to know NEW
Articles of interest to business by the director. Updated monthly.

Note:   Wage and Hour Laws
Alabama follows federal regulations and has no separate state wage and hour laws.  If you have a question for the federal U.S. Wage and Hour Board, you can contact them at 1-866-487-9243.