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State OKs mediation with its largest union

...three separate requests this year by the union to enter voluntary mediation. ASEA filed a declaration with the Alaska Labor Relations Agency on March 12, saying the union and state had reached impasse on the contracts. The ALRA board is tasked with...
State claims unions acted in bad faith

...communities through early September. "I hope it will speed it up," Chance said. The complaint is filed with the Alaska Labor Relations Agency, a panel consisting of labor, management and citizens. The panel can force the unions to come back to the...
State Briefs jail in Anchorage. Labor agency rejects unfair-practices charge ANCHORAGE - A hearing officer for the Alaska Labor Relations Agency has rejected a charge of unfair labor practices filed last summer by unions against the Kenai Peninsula Borough...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...will vote on whether or not to end their relationship with the union. Mark Torgerson, administrator of the Alaska Labor Relations Agency, said balloting would probably be conducted via mail since the election affects court employees across the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...said they had told the administration to bring them contracts that cost no more money. Unions must notify the Alaska Labor Relations Agency if they intend to conduct a strike vote. No state unions besides IBU have done that so far, said Jean Ward...
Juneau Empire Story Archive drop their union affiliation with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, according to the Alaska Labor Relations Agency. The employees voted 138-53 last week to dissolve their relationship with IBEW Local 1547. Nearly 300 workers...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...on it. There is probable cause to support the first complaint, said Jean Ward, a hearing officer for the Alaska Labor Relations Agency. ``I have completed my investigation on it and the informal resolution was not successful on it,'' Ward...
Labor spat could tie up Fairweather

...with unions over contracts for employees on the fast ferry had reached impasse, prompting it to petition the Alaska Labor Relations Agency for mediation. Without an agreement by Jan. 25, the state will stop running the ship indefinitely. "If...
State Briefs

...affected employees to sign cards requesting a union vote. After that, he said, they will request that the Alaska Labor Relations Agency hold an election. Beth Behner, the university's director of labor and employee relations, said her department...
Union cancels authorization vote

...over in June from former President Mark Hamilton, who had adopted a neutral position. A spokeswoman for the Alaska Labor Relations Agency said the election will be canceled at the union's request.
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