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Alaska unemployment rate stood at 6.3 percent last month

...last month, unchanged since January. But a state labor department economist says the downward trend in the rate since...not reflect real economic conditions.Alaska's labor department says the seasonally adjusted rate fell sharply during...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-20/alaska-unemployment-rate-stood-63-perce
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Alaska minimum wage goes up on Tuesday

...effect Jan. 1. The minimum wage is to be adjusted for inflation annually after that.Dan Robinson of the state Labor Department said about 2 percent of Alaska jobs currently pay $8.75 or less. He says that's about 5,600 jobs.He says...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-23/alaska-minimum-wage-goes-tuesday
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Alaska minimum wage rises to $8.75

...600 positions, pay $8.75 or less, said Dan Robinson, chief of the Research and Analysis Section of the state labor department. About 5 percent of jobs - or 18,200 - pay $9.75 or less, he said by email.Affected industries include seafood...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-24/alaska-minimum-wage-rises-875
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Workers at Labor Department continue to report health issues

...looking for a new place to work.A group of about 50 Labor Department employees meet with union representatives from the...of us in a way that needs to be done," said one Labor Department worker who wanted to stay anonymous due to a current...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-02-12/workers-labor-department-continue-repor
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Alaska labor department assessing moratorium toll

JUNEAU - Alaska's labor department is assessing how a federal moratorium on offshore drilling will...oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that remains uncontained. The labor department says it's working with the governor's office in Washington...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062310/reg_660470540.shtml
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Alaska labor department assessing moratorium toll

JUNEAU - Alaska's labor department is assessing how a federal moratorium on offshore drilling will...oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that remains uncontained. The labor department says it's working with the governor's office in Washington...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062310/reg_660256887.shtml
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State works to link veterans with employers

...private sector, through policy and job fairs.Steven Williams coordinates employment for veterans with Alaska's labor department. A common challenge for service members leaving the military is feeling overqualified for civilian life, he said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-13/state-works-link-veterans-employers
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Wal-Mart Alaska's second-largest private employer

...private employers in Alaska, according to the state Labor Department. State economist Neil Fried said Wal-Mart's...September 2007. A 2008 snapshot of information from the Labor Department ranks Wal-Mart as the No. 2 overall private employer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080409/sta_476223605.shtml
More people sought unemployment aid last week

...6,000 to a seasonally adjusted 401,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.The modest gain comes after applications...government jobs. And it has been inconsistent with the Labor Department's figures. ADP reported a similar job gain for...

http://juneauempire.com/christopher-s-rugaber/2011-10-07/more-people-sought-unem
Ryan denied stimulus while quietly seeking it

...to the Energy Department and Labor Department asking for millions of the program's...Yet in Ryan's letter to the Labor Department in October 2009, he backed...The company did not win the Labor Department grant, federal records show...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-08-17/ryan-denied-stimulus-while-quietly-se
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