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Long federal shutdown could affect Alaska economy

...on Alaska's economy.The effect will be more pronounced the longer the shutdown continues, state Department of Labor economist Neil Fried said."There's no doubt that it's having an effect," Fried said. "The question is how extensive...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-14/long-federal-shutdown-could-affect-alas
State
Women's summit inspires childcare bill

...year's summit, she said. McGuire said she intends the event to be yearly.Juneau-based Alaska Department of Labor economist Caroline Schultz gave a presentation on the gender wage gap at the summit on Oct. 17.DOL findings show Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-10-29/womens-summit-inspires-childcare-bill
Local
Employment booming on the North Slope

ANCHORAGE - Employment is booming in the North Slope oil fields, according to a state labor economist. Sound off on the important issues at Projected employment is expected to reach 11,400 jobs this year - the highest number since...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111607/sta_20071116026.shtml
News
State economy continues its slow growth

...While the Lower 48 has sunk into a recession, the Alaska economy continues to grow, although at a slow pace. State labor economist Neal Fried told the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce on Monday that job growth should be about 1 percent, up to 3...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121101/sta_steconomy.shtml
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Anchorage expansion has employers struggling

...employment service is additional evidence. State labor economist Neal Fried said people can pick and choose jobs...particularly during the last several summers, said state labor economist John Boucher in Juneau. ``We've had record low...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072099/Biz_jobmarket.html
Business
Pilot experience may make the safety difference

...Alaska's weather and terrain can be fatal. Last year labor economist Talitha Lukshin also noticed a link between pilot...forcing companies to pull more new pilots from Outside, labor economist Lukshin said. Since 1992, the number of pilots flying...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080199/Loc_experience.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Alaska's weather and terrain can be fatal. Last year labor economist Talitha Lukshin also noticed a link between pilot...forcing companies to pull more new pilots from Outside, labor economist Lukshin said. Since 1992, the number of pilots flying...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080199/Loc_experience.shtml
Extended job forecast: Unfavorable

...though not as dramatically, state Department of Labor economist Rachel Baker predicted in the annual May economic...but at the slowest rate in the past 10 years, said labor economist John Boucher. The slowdown in the oil industry because...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051199/Biz_jobs.html
Business
Unemployment up slightly in September

...three-10ths of a percentage point from a year ago. "It's been remarkably consistent," said Dan Robinson, a labor economist for the state. "We've seen this in the job market for years now. It's slow, steady growth. There are industries...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101903/loc_unemployment.shtml
News
Report: Women in Alaska earning far less than men

...age from 16 to older than 75. This study found that on average, women earn 66.4 percent of what men do. State labor economist Alexander Kotlarov took earnings from unemployment insurance forms filed by all employers in the state, and age and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100703/sta_paydiscrepency.shtml
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