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Juneau service agency struggles to stay open

JUNEAU - A longtime Juneau service agency is in debt and struggling to remain open amid staff resignations and layoffs.The nonprofit Southeast Alaska Guidance Association is also in the process of moving from its main shop and office.Acting board...
Alaska Editorial: Legislature must provide stable budget for UA

...This isn't the first time the university has been put in a pinch. The 1990s saw significant and painful cuts that entailed layoffs and systemwide budget slashing. And to their credit, this time UA President Patrick Gamble and the Board of Regents saw the...
BP Alaska plans layoffs following Hilcorp sale

...Hilcorp, spokeswoman Dawn Patience said.The layoffs, combined with the 200 people who have...retirement and severance packages as part of the layoffs, Patience said. She expects the focus for the layoffs to be more on the Anchorage-based staff...
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...simple as that.There will also be more layoffs. If an employer already had a tight pay a certain amount of workers and layoffs need to be made to remain within the fewer of them.Another part of the layoffs is that if businesses must pay their employees...
SAGA's finances 'troubled'

...teaches high schoolers construction skills and builds affordable housing. It's been around since 1986.When asked about layoffs, Smith declined to say if those positions were permanent or temporary."The core season ended," he said. "We lay people...
Despite no layoffs, Alaska to get layoff prevention money

Federal money to help prevent teacher layoffs could be on its way to Alaska, if Gov...Alaska School Districts preventing imminent layoffs of educators." A Begich spokeswoman...couldn't identify where in Alaska those layoffs might be happening. "The National Education...
City postpones worker layoffs five to four to postpone employee layoffs until after meeting as the Finance Committee...there's a big increase or a deficit and layoffs, we have treated them all the same...Dybdahl voted in favor of postponing the layoffs until they consider other options in the...
Anchorage mayor expects layoffs

...agree to a shorter work week will mean layoffs and cuts in public services next year...they asked was, will this guarantee no layoffs in the future?" Sullivan said. "We...Relations Director Nancy Usera said some layoffs would likely be necessary even if the...
Anchorage mayor proposes layoffs

...Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan's 2010 budget proposal calls for layoffs of about 75 employees near the first of the year. Sullivan...million less than the 2009 budget after department cuts and layoffs. Sullivan was elected in May. He took office in July. Sullivan...
Alaska Railroad Corp. layoffs expected next week

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Railroad Corp. says it will contact employees personally next week to tell them about layoffs. The board of directors met Wednesday to decide on management's recommendation on downsizing. The Anchorage Daily News reports...


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