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...
UAS to show film on child labor in India

...documentary "History Expedition: Child Labor in India" will be shown at the University...working conditions of children and child labor in Karnataka, India. Director John Devaraj...for street, working and free-bonded labor children, with the objective to educate...
Local | Art
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...
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
Movie guide

...Sunday. Nov. 20-22. Synopsis: Lu and Feng are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution. He finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife no...
My Turn: Apprenticeships more important than ever

...economic benefits from apprenticeships. Alaska's Department of Labor and Workforce Development researchers found that graduates of our...Heidi Drygas is commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
State order requires more apprentices on projects

...also mandates a study of the effects of implementing a similar order on state-leased oil and gas land.The Department of Labor will oversee implementation of the order and supply a report in five years about its effectiveness. The order expires in 2021...
Glasses half empty at Chamber of Commerce luncheon

...past two years government wages increased, on average, by about .3 percent, according to data from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. In that same time, private-sector wages increased on average by about 1.5 percent. The JEDC...
Clinton, Sanders spar over taxes, health care

...won the endorsement Tuesday of the 2 million-member Service Employees International Union, giving her the backing of a labor power that supported President Barack Obama in 2008.The union represents nurses, health care workers and other caregivers...
Nation and World
New study warns against standardized pay for Alaska teachers

...said.The pay schedule was based on several factors, including student demographics, teacher turnover rates, climate and labor force participation.Researchers recommended that lawmakers conduct further studies on creating a merit-based pay system...


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