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Boosting OT: Obama calls for broader coverage

WASHINGTON - They're called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they supervise.With those...
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Juneau author delivers wild ride in new novel

...draw upon his extensive travel experience. (He imports silks and wools from Asia and South America and owns a Juneau retail store named Invisible World Trading Company.) According to his promotional materials, he also has considerable experience...
Justices boost workplace religious protections

...The headscarf, or hijab, violated the company's strict dress code, since changed, for employees who work in its retail stores.Employers generally have to accommodate job applicants and employees with religious needs if the employer at least...
Regional News
Marijuana and you

...can be located in the city, Kiehl said. The ABC Board has until Nov. 24 to develop the regulatory structure for retail stores. The board expects to begin issuing business licenses in May 2016.The city has placed a moratorium on accepting land-use...
State | AK legislature
Ketchikan assembly vows to wait before voting on pot ban

...also allows personal, private use and for six plants to be grown in the home at one time.Alaska's first legal retail stores, which will have to apply for a license, are expected to open in 2016 after regulations are set in late 2015.Rotecki...
State | AK legislature
Willoughby Arts Complex announces design competition

...The current plan includes a community theatre, a theater for Perseverance Theatre, a black box space, a gallery, retail store and cafe, offices, classrooms, and accompanying auxiliary spaces. The WAC will connect to the existing Juneau Arts...
SHI staff begin moving in to Soboleff Center

...lectures will be broadcast across the region. The first floor contains an art gallery, traditional clan house and retail store, all as yet incomplete. The ground floor contains the vault and collections viewing room, and the third floor will...
Local | Art
Alaska voters legalize recreational marijuana

...The ballot measure calls for a $50-per-ounce excise tax on the sale of marijuana from a cultivation facility to a retail store or marijuana product manufacturing facility. The state will collect the revenue in monthly payments.If regulations...
Alaska voters legalize recreational marijuana

...taking effect. It also allows for a say by local governments, including local bans on cultivation facilities and retail stores.Supporters tried to write the measure in a way that it would be as palatable as possible following the 2004 defeat...
Business news roundup: Win a free phone, have fun doing it

...buffets, a special dinner menu, prize drawings and live music. Alaska Verizon stores openBrand new Verizon Wireless retail stores opened Friday in Juneau, Anchorage, the Mat-Su Valley and Eagle River. Until now, the company had no retail presence...


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