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Anchorage mayor wants family-leave law repealed

...six weeks of leave beyond the three months covered in the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. Sullivan's employee relations director, Nancy Bear Usera, says administering the two similar laws is cumbersome. The Anchorage Daily News reports...
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Anchorage loses fewer employees than expected

...and some budget add-backs have allowed the city to keep the layoffs to four parks and recreation workers. Employee Relations Director Nancy Bear Usera says, though, that more layoffs could be coming in the first few months of the year. The...
Anchorage unions question shorter work week

...members of the Anchorage Municipal Employees Association met Wednesday night with City Manger George Vakalis and Employee Relations Director Nancy Usera. The Anchorage Daily News reports the officials couldn't say how many layoffs might be avoided...
Anchorage mayor expects layoffs

...complained that Sullivan and his executives hadn't given them enough information about the workweek change. Employee Relations Director Nancy Usera said some layoffs would likely be necessary even if the employees accepted shorter hours.


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