TVA Coal en Alabama To Help Laid-Off TVA Workers <p>A state agency director says the Tennessee Valley Authority employees slated for layoffs in Alabama will receive the same services as workers laid off by private industries.</p><p>The director of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, Jim Byard, says that once a closing date is known for TVA's six coal-fired generating units, the state will help laid-off workers with a variety of services. They include applying for unemployment insurance, getting job referrals, preparing resumes and securing money for job retraining.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:15:08 +0000 The Associated Press 41674 at Alabama To Help Laid-Off TVA Workers