North Alabama Works! is a non-profit organization established to fulfill the workforce needs of Region 1, a 13-county workforce region comprised of Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, and Winston Counties.
North Alabama Works! is a workforce council made up of leaders from industry, education, the chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, non-profits, and local government agencies. Over seventy-five percent of the North Alabama Works! voting membership represents business and industry within the region. The council provides a direct link to the workforce needs of business and industry at the local level, and helps to coordinate education, training and job placement system to meet the needs defined by local employers.