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Opelika Career Center to Host Job Fair for Displaced MasterBrand Employees

June 14, 2018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2018

Opelika Career Center to Host Job Fair for Displaced MasterBrand Employees

OPELIKA – Following this week’s unexpected closure of MasterBrand Cabinets, a cabinet manufacturer located in Auburn, an emergency response job fair will be held to provide employment opportunities to displaced workers. The job fair will be held Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Southern Union State Community College, New Business & Technology Center, in the Southern Room, located at 301 Lake Condy Road, Opelika, AL.

The Opelika Career Center is partnering with Southern Union State Community College to host 29 employers, listed below:
1. Southern Union State Community College
2. Dept. of Human Resources
3. Golden State Foods
4. Ambassador Personnel
5. Mando
6. Lee County Commission
7. Allegiance Staffing
8. Briggs & Stratton
9. Aerotek
10. AIDT
11. Kardoes Rubber Co.
12. East Alabama Medical Center
13. Kelly Services
14. West Security Services
15. Alabama Dept. of Corrections
16. Employment Resources
17. Labor Finders
18. First Choice Personnel
19. Waffle House
20. Staffing Connections
21. A-1
22. Cumberland Plastics
23. Wellborn Cabinets- Ashland
24. Wellborn Cabinets- Alex City
25. Westrock
26. Wayne Farms
27. First Transit
28. Opelika Career Center
29. Pratt & Whitney

“The Alabama Career Center System stands ready to assist these displaced workers in any way we can,” said Fitzgerald Washington, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Labor, which manages the Alabama Career Center System. “Hosting this job fair is just one of the ways we hope to be able to assist these employees in getting back on their feet. If any of the employees have any other questions, or would like assistance regarding other employment programs, I urge them to contact their local Career Center.”
There is no fee to attend the job fair, and pre-registration is NOT required. Jobseekers should dress professionally, be prepared to interview, and bring multiple copies of their résumés. The mobile Career Center will be on location, should jobseekers need assistance with their résumés.
For more information, contact Coretta Bozeman at the Opelika Career Center at 34-749-5065.

The Alabama Department of Labor / The Alabama Career Center System is a partner in Alabama Works, Alabama’s unified workforce system.

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Members of the media needing more information should contact Tara Hutchison at 334-242-8616 / tara.hutchison@labor.alabama.gov



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