Tornado-related jobs showing up in Alabama - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Tornado-related jobs showing up in Alabama

Associated Press - May 5, 2011 6:24 AM ET

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Storm recovery jobs are beginning to show up in Alabama.

State Industrial Relations Director Tom Surtees says more than 250 jobs have been posted by 12 employers on Alabama's online job database ( http://www.joblink.alabama.gov).

The jobs include general laborers for cleanup, tire technicians to work on damaged tractor-trailer trucks, and equipment operators.

Surtees says his agency is also seeing hundreds of applications for unemployment benefits from people who worked for businesses that are shut down because of tornado damage. The director says he hopes the storm recovery jobs can be filled with Alabamians affected by the tornadoes.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

 

Powered by WorldNow

1414 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801
256-533-4848

WAFF Is a Proud Member
of the Raycom Family of Stations


FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WAFF. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.