The Birmingham Section started 2015 with a political reception at the Murray Building Co. jobsite at the old Merita Bread Bakery. More than 150 members were in attendance with city and state officials. Everyone enjoyed a tour of the site as well as barbecue from Joe McNabb and Hendrix Chevrolet.

ARBA Apprenticeship Alabama

On May 3, 2016 Senate Bill (SB90), passed the State Legislature and Apprentice Alabama was created.  Apprentice Alabama works with the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) Office of Apprenticeship to ensure the expansion of Registered Apprenticeships in Alabama.  Qualifying businesses with a USDOL Registered Apprenticeship Program may receive an income tax credit up to $1000 annual per apprentice for up to fiveapprentices.   In order for your company to be considered eligible, there are a few requirements that must be met.

If you would like more information regarding the requirements or would like to sign up for the Apprenticeship Alabama assistance and possibly the income tax credit, contact Frank Chestnut, Apprenticeship Alabama Manager at (334)328-2513 or email

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