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Untold reality of state's minimum wage debate

...suddenly find God and religion and want a minimum wage increase is purely political," Vince Beltrami, president of the Alaska AFL-CIO, told the Empire Tuesday.In 2002, the Legislature passed a bill to increase the state minimum wage. Because the...
State | AK legislature
Minimum wage may get booted from ballot

...the will of the people," he said. During a hearing last Saturday, Flanagan and Vince Beltrami, president of the Alaska AFL-CIO, urged members of the House and Senate judiciary committees to not consider a similar bill and let Alaskans vote...
State | AK legislature
Union opposes Legislature taking up minimum wage

...Saturday that they would oppose the Legislature trying to raise the minimum wage. Vince Beltrami, president of the Alaska AFL-CIO, made his remarks during a joint hearing of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees on Saturday. "Any attempt...
State | AK legislature
Walker to run as independent for governor

...Alaskans to come together, regardless of party, to move the state forward. He was joined by the president of the Alaska AFL-CIO, Vince Beltrami, and Debra Holle Brown, a former state GOP chairwoman.Walker called himself an "old-school...
Electrical training facility named after Tom Cashen

...Electrical Contractors Association; Gary Brooks, business manager-IBEW Local 1547; Jim Sampson, executive president-Alaska AFL-CIO; Johnny Ellis, Alaska State Senate minority leader; and Mark Begich, mayor of Anchorage. Remarks by the guest...
State Briefs

...opposing a ballot initiative to move the Legislature to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Mano Frey, president of the Alaska AFL-CIO, said its member unions voted unanimously Wednesday to oppose Ballot Measure 2. Frey called the measure "a back-door...
My Turn: Why Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer is the best choice for governor

...the development of Alaska's natural resources. The Alaska AFL-CIO, an organization representing 60,000 Alaskans...Fran man! Mano Frey is executive president of the Alaska AFL-CIO, co-chair of Arctic Power and business manager of...
My Turn: Time for AFL-CIO boss to step aside?

Mano Frey, the head of the Alaska AFL-CIO, recently slammed Sen. Frank Murkowski in the Juneau Empire while touting Fran Ulmer as the best choice for governor. Many of...
Alaska union leader resigns to take bigger job

...state to accept a more powerful job in Seattle. Frey, 53, will resign in January as the executive president of the Alaska AFL-CIO and business manager for Laborers' International Union Local 341. Frey will take over as vice president and regional...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Details: Beth McEwen, 586-5278. Bill Egan Forum, noon, Baranof Hotel Gold Room. Mano Fry, president of Alaska AFL-CIO, will speak on the minimum wage, gasoline, ANWR, etc. Details: 790-3931. Adult Education Classes, 12...


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