Shelby County Chamber to host Alabama Workforce Stabilization Program

Published 3:46 pm Wednesday, January 10, 2024

By STAFF REPORTS

PELHAM – The Shelby County Chamber will host a workshop on the Alabama Workforce Stabilization Program on January 25, 2024.

The program is a $17.8 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education funded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Securities (CARES) Act.  The targeted industry sectors are healthcare, advanced manufacturing, information technology, transportation, distribution/logistics and construction.

The grant will help Alabama businesses avoid layoffs, upskill current employees and develop pipelines. Existing employees can receive customized technical upskill training at no cost to the employer.

Two sessions will be held on Thursday, Jan. 25, from 9 to 11 a.m. or 1 to 3 p.m. at The Shelby County Chamber located at 1301 County Services Drive in Pelham.

Individuals who are interested in attending the sessions are encouraged to register by emailing karen@shelbychamber.org or by calling 205-663-4542.