The labor force in Alabama was 2,148,740 in February 2016, up from 2,126,391 in January 2016, and up from 2,131,570 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 2,009,862 in February 2016, up from 1,992,283 in January 2016, and up from 1,999,955 one year ago in February 2015.