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Juneau education staff contributes to Helping Hands and the school breakfast program with students in the morning and throughout the day. They are keenly aware of food insecurities in our community. JESS is affiliated with the Alaska Public Employees Association/American Federation of Teachers (APEA/AFT).
Ketchikan cartographer honored by American Federation of Teachers

The American Federation of Teachers recently named Ketchikan's Jim Poplun as an Everyday Hero, an award that recognizes his years of dedication and...
School district, support staff strike new deal maintenance and custodial personnel. JESS is a local affiliate of the Alaska Public Employee Association and American Federation of Teachers.The JESS membership is scheduled to vote on the new contract Nov. 22. The Juneau School District...
Photo: Speaking to the masses

Alaska State American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Executive President Jim Sampson speaks Wednesday to a Union Rally...
Photo: Union members rally

Members of Alaska State Employees Association/American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 52 rally Tuesday in front of the Capitol. Union leaders and legislators spoke...
Neighbors Digest

Education support staff election results The Alaska Public Employees Association/American Federation of Teachers announced the results of the elections for the Juneau Education Support Staff. Chris Blust, a Para educator in the...
Workers have nothing to lose in uniting

Once again the Alaska State Employees Association (ASEA Local 52, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees) is the laughing stock of state employees' unions. Sound off on the important issues...
State Briefs

Group organizes more university workers FAIRBANKS - A group backed by a state employees' union and the American Federation of Teachers is working to organize most of the remaining nonunion workers at the University of Alaska. University...
Union workers need help to support families

I want to share with you what members of my union (Alaska and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees/Alaska State Employees Association Local 52) face on a day-to-day basis. Sound...
My Turn: Declining teacher pay hurts student achievement

...recent article in the Juneau Empire gives Alaska's educators reason for concern. Recently we learned that the American Federation of Teachers annual study of teacher average salaries shows that Alaska has dropped another notch, to 10th place...


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