Alabama workforce http://apr.org en Officials Note Shortage of Workers in Tech Fields http://apr.org/post/officials-note-shortage-workers-tech-fields <p>State officials say they're working with educators and business owners to address a gap between students and a shortage of workers for in-demand job markets in the state.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Director of the Alabama Commission on Higher Education, Gregory Fitch, tells the Montgomery Advertiser (http://on.mgmadv.com/16Yr9Wn ) technical and industrial fields ranging from trucking to engineering and welding are seeing a shortage of qualified workers in Alabama because they're careers that students no longer consider as options.<br> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:53:09 +0000 The Associated Press 33701 at http://apr.org Officials Note Shortage of Workers in Tech Fields