Bosses, pull back curtain on pay gap for women

...the Workplace 2015," reiterated the same statistics as reports released year after year by Catalyst, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and various women's groups _ and offered a familiar analysis: Women start strong and fade fast; they have ambitions...
For Clinton, complications with her old boss arise

...concluded, Clinton soon will be forced to choose between supporting the president on a legacy-enhancing issue or siding with labor unions, environmentalists and other liberal constituencies that oppose the deal."I'm going to be talking to people. They're...
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Man with nothing gives a piece back make rent with his PFD money, disability checks that come infrequently and the money he makes occasionally doing manual labor for a friend."I feel guilty that I'm not homeless," Wheaton confided."I'm well-off right now," he said. "I...
Public Market opens Friday

...their studios, kitchens and basements, Alaskan artists and vendors of all kinds will be offering the fruits of their creative labors to the public this weekend at the 32nd annual Alaska-Juneau Public Market and an accompanying Native Artist Market.This...
Community Garden Association gives thanks for harvest fair help

...Despite the Southeast weather, Juneau gardeners love to play in the dirt and then celebrate with each other as we share the fruits of our labors. Thanks to everyone who made the celebration a wonderful success!Pat McLear,JCG Board Secretary
United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

...contentious trade pact Monday that cuts trade barriers, sets labor and environmental standards and protects multinational a statement. "It includes the strongest commitments on labor and the environment of any trade agreement in history, and...
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Alaska's median income drops below 1989 levels

...they have in years, with the state's median income dropping below that of 1989.A new study by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development has found that, adjusting for inflation, the state's median yearly income has dropped from the...
Groups form alliance to tackle climate change by initiative

...said, adding that racial and social equity will be central to it. The alliance includes more than 100 supporters, including labor, environmental, faith-based and minority groups.Meanwhile, organizers of a competing effort, Initiative 732, want to...
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Death Notice: John Ross Knudson

...High School. He worked construction and was a member of the Local Labor Union 652 in both California and Washington. He was also an avid mechanic and worked numerous day labor jobs.He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Eli and Jennie...
Death Notices
Holiday lights

...of dancers dancing, actors acting, singers singing and others making the community more beautiful with the fruits of their labors would easily overflow multiple renditions of the "12 Days of Christmas," making weekend plans difficult to narrow down...


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