SAWDC CORONAVIRUS RESOURCE CENTER
COVID-19 Workforce Recovery Webinar Series
Find out what measures Alabama is taking to protect its workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tune in for the weekly live webinar series to ask questions and get answers in realtime. Also, visit the AlabamaWorks! website page for an extensive list of state-wide COVID-19 resources and news.
COVID-19 State Resources
Unemployment Claims Information
To start an individual COVID-19 related unemployment claim – Click Here
If your company wants to file a bulk claim on behalf of your employees – Click Here. All charges will be waived against those employers who file partial unemployment compensation claims on behalf of their employees. These charges will be waived until further notice. ADOL is encouraging all employers who can file on their employees’ behalf to do so. See the official announcement here.
See a list of Frequently Asked Questions about Alabama’s Unemployment Compensation and COVID-19 – Click Here
Small Business Disaster Loans
The Small Business Administration has approved Gov. Kay Ivey’s disaster application for all of Alabama’s counties. Small businesses throughout the state are now eligible to apply for, and receive, economic injury disaster loans of up to $2 million. For more information and application instructions, please visit the links below.
Alabama Career Centers
All of Alabama’s 51 Career Centers are closed to the public in order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Alabamians in need of Career Center services will still be able to receive them via telephone calls with their local staff, or through email correspondence. You can also continue to access online resources through Alabama Joblink. We encourage you to visit Alabama Joblink as many Alabama companies are still hiring, and announcing new hiring, even in the midst of the current crisis.
Please do not visit your local Career Center in person at this time! All Career Center business is being conducted by phone and online during this COVID-19 crisis. Companies with pending business transactions, job listings, etc may continue to contact your regular Career Center representative directly.
Governor Kay Ivey’s Office
Updated Press Releases and Announcements from the Governor’s office – Click Here