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Firm to replace losses in state retirement fund

...notified of the settlement have agreed to accept the offer and waive their right to sue State Street or Alaska, said Pat Shier, director of the Division of Retirement and Benefits for the Department of Administration. Shier said the settlement...
Benefits director deserves pat on back

I would like to express my gratitude to the new Director of Retirement and Benefits Pat Shier and his staff for the expeditious manner in which they resolved inequities in the Retiree Optional Life Insurance Program. Sound...
Alaska Digest

...spent Friday night in a tent. The man expected to receive help extricating the man's Cessna 206 on Saturday, said Pat Shier, a spokesman for the Civil Air Patrol. At 1 p.m. Friday, the Juneau Flight Service Station of the Federal Aviation...
Identity protection

...nature of the breech and the nature of the settlement with PricewaterhouseCoopers, they seem very comforted," said Pat Shier, director of the Division of Retirement and Benefits. Under the terms of the settlement negotiated by the Department...
Alaska retirement system woes continue

...of the systems. They are expected to be reviewed and adopted by the Alaska Retirement Management Board in June, said Pat Shier, director of the Division of Retirement and Benefits. The assessment of the unfunded liability was based on data from...
Audit finds errors in retirement accounts the state's participant-directed retirement plans, and will notify the affected employees by letter soon, said Pat Shier, director of the Division of Retirement and Benefits. The errors effect accounts of 868 government employees in Alaska's...
Lawmakers question appointment of education chief

...said Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer. The issue arose during a Board of Education and Early Development hearing, where Pat Shier was seeking reappointment. He defended the process by which Hanley got the job, saying the board knew that it could...
UAS calls a halt to its early childhood education program

...long as we are not willing to pay our early childhood providers, and the salaries are so low," she said.Board member Pat Shier likened it to the medical profession, where there is widespread agreement that more general practitioners are needed...
Senate to review rules for drug plan managers

...complaints from pharmacists and from state employees, and looked into the details about the way drug claims were paid, said Pat Shier, director of the state Division of Retirement and Benefits. The state used that information to write a better request...
Coast Guard quits search for Kake teen

...Umbs said. The Civil Air Patrol in Juneau sent two aircraft to search the north coast Saturday morning, said spokesman Pat Shier. The Coast Guard used a helicopter and had a cutter in the area, Umbs said. The three hunters left Kake on Tuesday...


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