Refine Search

Labor leaders endorse Walker, Mallott

...leaders on Thursday endorsed the newly formed team of Bill Walker and Byron Mallott in the governor's race.The Alaska AFL-CIO announced the endorsement in a news release ahead of an afternoon news conference in Anchorage. It said affiliate organizations...
Alaska Permanent Fund goes Outside for new CIO

...announcement was made Thursday by Executive Director Mike Burns, who has also been acting as CIO of the $38 billion state savings account since previous CIO Jeffrey Scott left during the summer."Jay comes to us with experience managing funds of...
Lawsuit: Lt. Gov. erred in campaign action

...that the candidates succumbed to pressure by the Alaska AFL-CIO to merge campaigns under a "super ticket" expected to present...overwhelmingly threw their support behind the newly formed team.AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami did not immediately respond Wednesday...
Union members rally for higher minimum wage

...Thomas Park on Thursday, two days after the Alaska primary.AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told participants that they did a great job...Thursday's rally was held on the first day of Alaska's AFL-CIO conference in Fairbanks.
Mallot and Walker should run together for Lt. Gov., Gov.

...deliver to Alaska in the next year or two. The oil companies are going to push hard for Parnell to get in. They need AFL-CIO organization to counter that. They can't win on their own. Patience is what Mallot needs. He needs to take little steps...
Walker: No automatic vetoes on abortion restrictions

...wouldn't be any more restrictive at the end of his four-year term if elected.The Alaska AFL-CIO on Thursday endorsed the new ticket. AFL-CIO President Vince Beltrami said social issues are not a factor in the endorsement, with union members...
Sullivan says he backs state minimum wage measure

...critics - including the campaign of Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich - accused Sullivan of flip-flopping.The Alaska AFL-CIO, in a release, called his latest statement supporting the initiative an attempt to pander to voters."Dan Sullivan appears...
'Unity ticket' minted on Friday of decision

...around the possibility of a joint ticket, Mallott said. It wasn't until Alaska's umbrella labor organization, Alaska AFL-CIO, refused to endorse either Walker or Mallott that what eventually became the "unity ticket" started falling into place. The...
Permanent Fund close to getting new CIO

...officer. The top two candidates for the CIO position appear to be Maria Tsu of Anchorage...a change from the tenure of the previous CIO, Jeffrey Scott, who departed during the...APFC spokeswoman Laura Achee said the new CIO will be "expected" to live in Juneau...
AFL/CIO leader took cue from membership

...the directions given to him by the members of the AFL/CIO. At the AFL/CIO conference last summer Fran and Frank both spoke to our...motion was made and seconded by members of the AFL/CIO to endorse Fran. With no objection and no one speaking...


  • 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