Refine Search

Emergency unemployment benefits extended

...merely offers a safety net for more workers who've lost their jobs. Alaska's chief of unemployment insurance, Bill Kramer, says about 7,810 people currently receive emergency benefits. He says more than 35,000 Alaskans claim unemployment...
Regional News
Unemployment rate improvement ends extended benefits

...extended benefits, claimants who had previously been eligible for 20 weeks of unemployment will revert to 13 weeks, said Bill Kramer, chief of unemployment insurance program for Alaska. What made Alaska workers eligible for the extended benefits was...
Photo: Shoveling out

Bill Kramer cleans snow off his 32-foot Nordic tug boat named Morning Wings II on Tuesday in Aurora Harbor.
Witness may help Taplin's defense

...the man Taplin's car struck stepped far into the vehicle's path. The documents include interviews with witnesses Bill Kramer and Bonnie Walters recorded July 23 by Juneau Police Department Officer George Gozelski. At the moment of the accident...
Labor vet to head unemployment insurance program

JUNEAU - An Alaska Department of Labor veteran has been tapped to run the state unemployment insurance program. Bill Kramer worked for the Employment Security Division for 15 years, most recently as technology support services manager. Kramer...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback