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Death Notice: Leray Francis Clements

...worked in Southeast Alaska as a fisherman, bus driver, janitor and computer programmer. He retired from the Alaska Department of Labor in 1975 while married to his wife of more than 30 years, Martha.Leray was a proud WWII veteran, serving in...
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Alaska unemployment insurance tax to shrink in 2015

...calendar year 2015 is 2.1 percent, compared to 2014's 2.59 percent. The 2013 rate was 3.32 percent. The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development will begin mailing final 2015 rate notices to Alaska employers in early December.
Empire Editorial: Vote yes on 3, no on 4

...minimum wage will hurt the economy. To them, we supply the words of Ed Flanagan, former commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor. "They (opponents of the minimum wage increase) predicted doom and gloom," he told a Fairbanks crowd in...
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...
THCC signs cooperative agreement with state and Microsoft

...five licenses to be issued to tribal vocational institutions. Licenses will also be issued to public schools, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development job centers, Division of Juvenile Justice, Alaska Military Academy, and the Office...
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...
'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: 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...


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