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  • Seattle, graduating in 1940. She was employed with Boeing Aircraft during WWII as a riveter and with the Alaska Department of Labor, Employment and Security Division from 1961-1980. She is survived by children Frank P. Lloyd, Farrel Lloyd...
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Alaska employment back to pre-recession numbers

...2014 issue of Alaska Economic Trends online at Labor.Alaska.Gov.? Dianne Blumer is commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
State news in brief for Monday, Nov. 25

...the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta area has some of the lowest incomes in Alaska.KYUK says a recent analysis by the Alaska Department of Labor looked at the Bethel and Wade Hampton census areas. A full report appears in the October issue of Alaska Economic...
Women's summit inspires childcare bill

A two-day discussion of women's issues in Anchorage this month at the first-ever Alaska Women's Summit spurred organizer Sen. Lesil McGuire to pen a bill tackling a topic that kept popping up time and time again: childcare, or the state's lack thereof.
Army to reduce authorized soldier count in Alaska

...strategic location and they value the support that we get from the community here."Economist Neal Fried of the Alaska Department of Labor said a loss of 400 soldiers should not significantly harm Alaska's economy. The state can easily see such...
State releases economic forecast

Employment in Alaska is expected to grow by 0.4 percent in 2014, according to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Southeast Alaska should also see a slight increase of jobs at 0.3 percent, despite a decline in...
Juneau rental prices rising

...Fairbanks is easier than most other areas in the state, which is indicated by a 9.2 percent vacancy rate. The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, which conducted the survey, attributes the city's high vacancy rate to high mobility...
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State says some unemployment benefits to end

...percent, meaning some federally funded unemployment benefits and emergency compensation will end May 4, the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced Tuesday.The unemployment rate decline means Alaska residents will no longer...
New version of high school equivalency test coming

A new version of the GED high school equivalency test will be released next January, the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development said Friday.The department warned that Alaskans who have started the current five-part GED test have...
As mining booms in Southeast, so does mine training program

The mining industry in Southeast Alaska has taken off in recent years. And as mining has grown as a sector of the local, regional and state economy, the University of Alaska Southeast has embarked on a mission to meet the demand for new mine workers.
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