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My Turn: Chamber CEO, Empire misrepresent circumstances of minimum wage debate

...will do so by voting "yes" on Ballot Measure 3 on Nov. 4.? Ed Flanagan is a former commissioner for the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and Tom Brice is a union representative with Public Employees Local 71 LTC. Both...
Assembly eyes tax changes

...of those are low-income, or making a wage less than two times the national poverty level, according to the Alaska Department of Labor."The exemption is a great help to those of us who have fixed incomes," Spartz said. "Everything else goes...
My Turn: Consider the facts before voting

...print on the bottom of the ads. Consider the facts, as recorded by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. From 2004 to 2013, the North Slope oil and gas industry employment increased 71...
Puddle Jumpers preschool to close

...Council, provided by CCS:? Child care is an unattractive industry for providers and workers. According to the Alaska Department of Labor, child care workers in Southeast Alaska earn an average of $10.74 per hour. This translates into an annualized...
Alaska Editorial: Production is the only number that matters

...motive to vote "yes," but this claim is so far out it may as well have come from Pluto.According to the Alaska Department of Labor, the state had 316,900 jobs at the end of 2007, the last year before ACES took effect. At the end of 2013...
'Silver tsunami' threatens housing woes

...the past decade the number of Juneau residents 60 and older has increased over 80 percent, according to the Alaska Department of Labor," reads the letter announcing a survey to assess Juneau's needs. The so-called "silver tsunami" will...
Fourth of July Schedule

...streets of downtown Juneau in the reverse parade route. The parade will begin and end in the parking lot of Cycle Alaska/Department of Labor building at West Eighth St. The parade will start on Egan Drive (mountain side), to Main Street, turn left...
My Turn: Egan lighting project makes roads safer

...snow - were also an important factor in project selection, as was Juneau's aging population. Data from the Alaska Department of Labor shows that the Juneau senior population (those over 65) was 9.4 percent of the total population in 2012...
Paid vacation swells in population, not just from tourists, but also from seasonal workers worldwide. According to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, there were 3,600 jobs in the visitor-related industry in July 2013, July being...
Thank you from SERRC

...Centennial Hall, Treadwell Arena and Public Works, Alaska Department of Labor-WOTC Program, State of Alaska Heating Assistance...the Division of Business Partnerships at the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development ? Alaska Youth First...


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