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Living and Working in Alabama

Monday is Labor Day – the national holiday that honors the hard-working people of our nation – and with that observance, Alabama Arise’s Citizens’ Policy Project released its report on The State of Working Alabama 2014. The report puts into concrete statistical terms what many struggling Alabamians are facing. Alabama’s unemployment rate is among the highest in the nation, the unemployment rate among African-Americans is double the rate for whites, and the unemployment rate for young people is double the rate for older workers. The Medicaid expansion that we aren’t getting… Read more Living and Working in Alabama