Business Rights + Covid-19
The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce, Southeast Alabama Works and West Alabama Works united to create the Business Rights + COVID-19 resource, a guide to help businesses rehire laid-off employees when they reopen.
The guide covers businesses’ legal rights for rehiring laid-off employees, the importance of communicating with laid-off employees and guidelines for reaching out to the Alabama Department of Labor if an employee refuses to return to work. The Department of Labor says that laid-off employees who refuse to return to active employment will no longer be eligible for unemployment benefits.
Employers have right too, learn about yours here.
Alabama Workforce Council
Made in Alabama
Alabama Department of Labor
Alabama Career Center System
Alabama Community College System
Alabama Technology Network
Alabama Office of Apprenticeship
Improving our workforce each and every day.
We are here to ensure that everyone in southeast Alabama is provided the tools, resources, and support they need to ensure a bright and prosperous future in Alabama’s workforce.
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It is our goal and mission to be a reliable and helpful ally for the people and businesses in southeast Alabama, so that we may all work together to grow and strengthen our workforce.