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Disputes spin

Labor Commissioner Greg O'Claray's My Turn in Friday's Empire regarding Coeur Alaska mining begs me to ask the question: I wonder how he got from a local AFL-CIO...
Photo: The price is right

Fisherman Greg O'Claray, left, helps Rik Pruett bag a few coho salmon at Aurora Harbor on Monday afternoon. O'Claray made his first fishing trip with...
AFL/CIO leader took cue from membership

Once again Greg O'Claray is attacking someone without telling the facts as they really are, but that don't seem to matter to him. In his attack on Mano...
Alaska hire a must in state projects

Alaska Labor Commissioner Greg O'Claray has identified 16 of 22 labor categories in Alaska as underemployed, meaning contractors for publicly funded construction projects...
Photo: A call for more jobs and training

Alaska State Commissioner of Labor Greg O'Claray speaks Tuesday at the Alaska State AFL-CIO Legislative Conference at Centennial Hall. O'Claray spoke about job creation and getting youth involved in vocational training during his address. The two-day convention ends today.
Lost insurance jobs

In the May 30, 2004, Juneau Empire, Alaska Department of Labor Commissioner Greg O'Claray wrote an editorial about foreigners grabbing Alaska jobs. I would like to inform him of another offender. Jobs are being shipped...
Fast ferry decision, supporters questioned

For all practical purposes, if not precise APOC definitions, Geldhof and his fellow fast boat tub-thumper, Greg O'Claray, are paid lobbyists for ferry system employees - O'Claray as a union business agent and Geldhof as a lawyer handling...
Labor Department creates grants division

...Department of Labor and Workforce Development is creating a division to deal with worker-training grants. Commissioner Greg O'Claray said Monday the Division of Business Partnerships will work with employers to determine what jobs Alaska needs to...
Resist funding reductions for independent living program

I have had some time to reflect on Commissioner of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development Greg O'Claray's proposal to cut his department's spending by eliminating funding for Independent Living Services and other programs benefiting...
Business calendar

...Friday: Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon, Prospector Hotel. Debate on proposed cruise ship passenger tax: Greg O'Claray, pro, vs. Tom Garrett, con. The Business Calendar appears Mondays in the Juneau Empire. If you have an item...


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