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Minimum wage bill passes state House

...photograph is Ed Flanagan, the chair of Alaskans for a Fair Minimum Wage and a former commissioner of the state Department of Labor. Alaskans for a Fair Minimum Wage is the group behind the initiative effort to raise the state minimum wage via...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/minimum-wage-bill-passes-state-house
State | AK legislature
Housing reform bill advances; would allow landlords to seize PFDs

...other form describing the state of the unit before the tenant moved in. According to an April report from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development, approximately 91,100 housing units, or 36 percent of Alaska's housing, are rentals...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-10/housing-reform-bill-advances-would-allo
State | Local | AK legislature
House Finance completing work on state operating budget

...subcommittee process.Wilson said she didn't take the cut lightly but didn't get adequate information from the department of labor on the impact of the program and how many youth were helped.Gara, D-Anchorage, said it's one thing to cut...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-12/house-finance-completing-work-state-ope
State
House's budget claims conceal retirement spending

...cover next year's cuts.'"Legislators also opted to pull just over $9 million - about 5 percent - out of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Gara went on to call some of the cuts "shortsighted" because they will lead to increased...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-16/houses-budget-claims-conceal-retirement
State | AK legislature
Sen. Finance pushes $9.1B op. budget

...cut by the House.Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, had said she didn't get adequate information from the Department of Labor during the subcommittee process on the impact of the program and how many youths were helped.The Senate labor...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-21/sen-finance-pushes-91b-op-budget
State | AK legislature

...died March 13. Casey moved to Juneau with his wife and daughter in 1990. He was a federal mine inspector with the Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration; he was the sole inspector until his retirement in 1997. Casey led an...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-03-19-0
Death Notices
Bob Casey

...his wife, Eileen, and his daughter, Genevieve, on July 31st, 1990. He was a Federal Mine Inspector with the Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration. His work brought him to Alaska and he was the sole inspector for Alaska...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000170241091

...Seattle, graduating in 1940. She was employed with Boeing Aircraft during WWII as a riveter and with the Alaska Department of Labor, Employment and Security Division from 1961-1980. She is survived by children Frank P. Lloyd, Farrel Lloyd...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-02-19
Death Notices
Blumer: LNG project would boost Alaska job market

...natural gas line project would add between 9,000 and 15,000 jobs to the state market, said Dianne Blumer, state Department of Labor and Workforce Development commissioner, at a Thursday meeting.Blumer was the guest speaker at the Juneau Chamber...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-07/blumer-lng-project-would-boost-alaska-j
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...all 26,000 of them. That's how much the state's population grew between April 2010 and July 2013, the Department of Labor told the Associated Press. The Juneau Economic Development Council reported in its 2013 economic indicators that...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-20/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
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