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As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...can't be sued in civil court if a person overdoses on those drugs. SB24Interns, volunteers, consultants and independent contractors are not considered "legislative employees" for the purposes of state law and conduct standards. SB25An employer...
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My Turn: Tongass Advisory Committee fails tourism

...while timber is less than 1 percent ($17 million). Thus far, the TAC has focused solely on timber.I am an independent contractor for Lindblad Expeditions/National Geographic on small ships that visit Southeast each summer. In the past, I...
Juneau's trash builds as disposal solutions stall

...and money can be spent on securing land and ownership of the city's garbage, which is currently handled by independent contractors.In its recommendations to the city, CH2MHill has suggested a consolidation of solid waste and sludge from wastewater...
Naplachowski returns to Juneau Empire

...said. "I saw an ad in the paper."He started out selling subscriptions in 1996, but worked his way up from independent contractor to sales manager to director of circulation and production. With his experience and enthusiasm for the position...
Buffalo Bills cheerleaders halt season after suit

...Oakland Raiders and Cincinnati Bengals.The case against the Bills claims the Jills are wrongly classified as independent contractors and subjected to policies that violate the state's $8 per hour minimum wage law and other workplace rules...
Claude Kenneth Odell for Sitka Sound Seafood. In 1986 he moved back to Pelican where he used his carpenter skills to become an independent contractor. He was known for his outstanding work ethic and his attention to detail. Claude was a long time member of...
Two more candidates jump in for school board

...from the newspaper in 2010. He cited his professional background as a potential asset to the board."I'm an independent contractor doing IT work, so I've definitely got, I think, a lot more insight into the technological aspects of education...
Finding a good fit between worker and environment

...I could do. I'm constantly moving from my right to left side, and it was instant relief." Schanz is an independent contractor at City Center Chiropractic in Juneau. At Palmer West Chiropractic College in San Jose, Calif., from which...
Measure takes trash to task

...taken by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation twice a month and random samples are collected by an independent contractor twice in one season. Ballot Measure 2 A look at what the initiative covers Wednesday: Disclosure of commissions...
Haines: Borough to resume control of arts center

...three, bookkeeper Joan Carlson, maintenance man Dave Menaker and development director Kim Lehner, are paid as independent contractors. Hill said the borough likely will employee two part-time workers to operate and maintain the facility...


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