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Labor Department announces unemployment rate at 6.8 percent

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Department of Labor says Alaska's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 6.8 percent.The department revised the May rate down .1...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-19/labor-department-announces-unemployment
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Labor Department announces unemployment rate at 6.8 percent

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Department of Labor says Alaska's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June was 6.8 percent.The department revised the May rate down .1...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-17/labor-department-announces-unemployment
State
Zuill Bailey returns to Juneau for Labor Day Concert Sept. 6

Cellist Zuill Bailey will return to Juneau for a concert Sunday Sept. 6, to open Juneau Jazz & Classics's 30th season.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/zuill-bailey-returns-juneau-labor-day-con
Art
Replacement for No Child Left Behind passes U.S. Senate

...proficiency and teachers' and schools' success, according to a document from the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, was one of the authors of the Every Child Achieves Act as a member of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/replacement-no-child-left-behind-passes
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Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...intense medical attention. Also, economic recovery creates demands for higher pay, and hospitals and doctors' offices are labor-intensive enterprises.Government will become a more dominant player as the federal, state, and local government share...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-29/health-care-spending-accelerate-us-re
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Goodell upholds Brady's suspension

...league filed action in U.S. District Court in New York against the union, saying the NFL commissioner has the right under the labor agreement to hand out such discipline "for conduct that he determines is detrimental to the integrity of, or public confidence...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-07-29/goodell-upholds-bradys-suspension
Sports
Walker: 'I will win and fight for you'

...presidential bid by highlighting his clashes with labor unions as his campaign taunted his Democratic...successful, if divisive, fights with labor unions would serve as the foundation for...Walker enacted policies weakening organized labor's political power and became the first...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-14/walker-i-will-win-and-fight-you
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Greece pledges to get rid of tax evasion as a way of life

...correctly.But Bokas also does installation and repair jobs - and half of those involve cash deals with no receipts for his labor. The result is that a job costing $275 goes for $137 because he doesn't charge the client sales tax and Bokas doesn't...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-15/greece-pledges-get-rid-tax-evasion-wa
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Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground By LISA LEFF and DAVID KLEPPER

...15-an-hour wage that has become the rallying cry of many labor groups in recent months.So far, Los Angeles, Seattle, San...employees who work in dining halls, dorms and bookstores or labor as gardeners, housekeepers and custodians. Many start at the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-23/higher-minimum-wage-proposals-gain-gr
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My Turn: New trade pact gives corporations power to define laws

...such basic safeguards as drinking water protections and fair labor laws.The reason trade agreements focus on non-tariff barriers...greatest profit by shifting production to nations with low-cost labor and lax environmental rules. This is the phenomenon commonly...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-14/my-turn-new-trade-pact-gives-corporat
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