Alabama Department of Labor

Things you might want to know

Number of AlabamaWorks! Resumes Continues to Rise
AlabamaWorks! reached a major milestone around mid-June, as the number of resumes available to employers surpassed 25,000.

New Hire Program Capabilities Expanded
Thanks to the National Directory of New Hires (NDNH), the Alabama New Hire Program has greatly improved capabilities. With information gathered from all 50 states, NDNH not only expands the amount of information available to detect potential overpayments (fraudulent and non-fraudulent), but also allows Alabama to match in-state new hire records faster.

Looking for a skilled employee? Try the Alabama State Employment Service
Since 1935, the Alabama State Employment Service has been matching and referring qualified job seekers with employers' job openings. The Employment Service, a partner in the Alabama Career Center System, serves as a “gateway” to Alabama's job and labor markets.

Recovering from a Catastrophe
The devastation of Hurricane Katrina, as well as other catastrophes such as 9/11 and the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City in 1995, are strong examples of how any business is vulnerable to the widespread impact of natural disasters, terrorism, as well as other unexpected occurrences such as fires, the release of hazardous materials, and workplace violence.

Does your employee benefits package measure up to others in your field?
A survey on employer benefits to Alabama workers reveals which occupational industries provide the most benefits, and what percentage of Alabama employers offer benefits to both full and part-time employees.

Alabama is First State to Cross-Match Social Security Numbers in Initial Claims for Unemployment Insurance
Alabama Department of Labor has become the first agency in the United States to instantaneously cross-match Social Security numbers during the process of taking initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits.

New-hire Information May Be Filed Electronically
Electronic filing of New-Hires is an easy, efficient, and secure method that saves money on mailing costs, compared to other means of New-Hire reporting.

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