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Group speaks in support of Senate coalition

JUNEAU - A nonpartisan group that includes former lawmakers and labor leaders, formed to fight a proposed oil company merger in 1999, came together again Thursday to express support for the Alaska Senate's...
Time for Alaska to fight back

...Alaska first" heart is comforted to see the resurrection of Backbone, it is going to take a lot more than business and labor leaders to keep the Senate Bipartisan Coalition intact. It is going to take motivated voters actively supporting the Senators...
Coordinated RI strategy propelled gay marriage

...bill in committee or refused to allow a vote.Meanwhile, Rhode Islanders United for Marriage rallied support from labor leaders, religious leaders and top officials like Chafee, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Treasurer Gina Raimondo. Each...
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Fairweather launch set back 1 week the American Bureau of Shipping and the U.S. Coast Guard. As the ship begins making daily runs next month, labor leaders will head back to the bargaining table to negotiate three-year contracts with the state for the vessel's employees...
Waterfront work can be dangerous

...influences, the West Coast union was always clean - at least since the time Harry Bridges was president. He was a noted labor leader who was accused by the government of being a communist, but he was always loyal to his workers and placed their welfare...
Authorities find holes in Sea-Tac security by Congress' General Accounting Office. "Increasing pay is one of the single most effective ways to reduce turnover," Miguel Contreras, a former Los Angeles airport commissioner and now a labor leader, told the FAA last year.
Alaska Digest

...Wednesday traced the possible flight paths of a missing floatplane that carried five people, including a Washington state labor leader and his twin brother. Coast Guard officials identified the five as Jim Murphy, his twin Joe Murphy, Jerry Balmer...
Business Briefs force, fully qualified for employment on public construction projects throughout the state," said Knowles. "Labor leaders facing anticipated high level of retirements in the construction industry are anxiously searching for the next generation...
My Turn: Time for AFL-CIO boss to step aside? the working women and men who are your members or step down as head of the AFL-CIO and make way for a responsive labor leader who truly represents the interests of working families in our state. Greg O'Claray of Juneau is director of Legislative...
This Day in History

...York City's first black mayor. In 1993, President Clinton, appearing on NBC's "Meet the Press," assailed labor leaders who opposed the North American Free Trade Agreement, accusing them of using "naked pressure" to try to kill the...


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