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State to keep most employees in the 'Plywood Palace'

...are in that building," said Kim Metcalfe, business agent with the Alaska State Employees Association, whose General Government Unit represents the rank-and-file workers in the building.Juneau's legislative delegation had been hoping the...
Legislative leaders raise labor cost concerns

...things like "leave liability." He said the unions are aware of this.Merit increases and pay increments for the general government unit next fiscal year could be about $15 million, but cumulative over three years $105 million, according to Thayer's...
State OKs mediation with its largest union that we can't get to a contract," Duncan said. Strike authorization ballots were mailed to ASEA's general government unit employees earlier this month and must be returned by June 21. Duncan said it would take a few days to tally the...
Around Town

Today Picnic for General Government Unit members, noon-3 p.m., Sandy Beach Shelter I. Sponsored by ASCE and the Alaska Federation of State, County Municipal Employees...
My Turn: An aimless bubble among many being blown

...was personally one of the signatories to that agreement, but when the union attempted to form a WORKING LMC for General Government Unit workers after conducting a member survey documenting many amazing issues in both state headquarters and regional...
How power corrupts

...Alaska faced reality: The plane has been diverted to the railbelt by bigger business, and state employees in the General Government Unit were hijacked during the last contract negotiations by little guys with box cutters. Donn Liston Juneau
Time to cut losses

Over 4 1/2 years of serving members in the General Government Unit as a regional business agent for the Alaska State Employees Association, I became very familiar with the skillful diplomacy and...
Union contracts on the table

...unions will expire next year: Alaska State Employees Association: About 7,500 employees in what's called the general government unit, which includes the majority of government workers. Contract expires June 30. Alaska Public Employees Association...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Solidarity Update, a union publication, has noted as have articles in the Empire that the buying power of General Government Unit employees has gone down 19.95 percent over the past 11 years, a period in which Mr. Duncan represented the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and paper pushers in the General Government Unit (GGU) represented by the...and paper pushers in the General Government Unit (GGU) represented by the...and paper pushers in the General Government Unit (GGU) represented by the...


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