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Nine applicants considered for Kerttula's seat

...Petersburg? Tim Lamkin, aide to Republican Sen. Gary Stevens? Kim Metcalfe, business agent at the Alaska State Employees Association? Catherine Reardon, former division director for the Department of Commerce and former vice-chair of...
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State employees union to fight new space standards

...grievance against the State of Alaska for its implementation of so-called "Universal Space Standards." Alaska State Employees Association Executive Director Jim Duncan said that the new standards are "draconian and restrictive" and that he...
Unions raise concerns with Labor head's education, experience

...So when I hear there's a GED it makes me wonder what the qualifications are for the job," he said.Alaska State Employees Association Business Manager Jim Duncan said he's known Blumer for many years, but said his concerns about the appointment...
State to keep most employees in the 'Plywood Palace'

...very concerned about the people who are in that building," said Kim Metcalfe, business agent with the Alaska State Employees Association, whose General Government Unit represents the rank-and-file workers in the building.Juneau's legislative...
Alaska looks at some bold moves to cut medical bills

...especially in Juneau where you've got so many state employees," said Jim Duncan, business manager of the Alaska State Employees Association.Parnell administration officials proposed taking steps to hold down medical costs for state employees...
Legislative leaders raise labor cost concerns

...couldn't disclose what has been discussed as part of negotiations.Jim Duncan, executive director of the Alaska State Employees Association/AFSCME Local 52, said he respects lawmakers' right to express their opinion but said the union negotiates...
ASEA Local Chapter 52 invites applicants for Goodwill grants

The Alaska State Employees Association (ASEA) Local 52, Juneau Chapter has recently formed a Goodwill Committee in an effort to visibly assist the citizens of Juneau...
Health care cost fight off to good start

...but she said costs are dramatically lower outside Alaska.And she called "speculative" a concern from Alaska State Employees Association leader Jim Duncan that at some point an optional travel benefit could become a penalty for failing to travel...
Photo: Workers unite

Alaska State Employees Association Business Manager Jim Duncan, second from left, leads union member in a chant during a rally at the State Office Building on Wednesday.
Christine Loraine Lee Finsley

...Services in Juneau in April of 2011. During her employment with the State of Alaska, Chris was active in the Alaska State Employees Association, Local 52. Chris enjoyed the outdoors of Alaska and was an avid fisherwoman for many years, both in Southeast...


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