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A day in the life of sales clerks

...master the arts of smiling, shirt-folding and keeping your cool. And standing, standing, standing. Seasonal retail workers in the gift-shop district are a labor force largely hidden from Juneau residents who avoid downtown in the summer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091900/Biz_Clerks.html
Business
Wal-Mart not such a good deal for all, especially workers

...large retail employees. It concluded that California's Wal-Mart employees earn 31 percent less than other large retail workers ($9.70 versus $14.01 per hour) and are 23 percent less likely to be covered by employer health insurance...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/123104/let_20041231016.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Digest

...guaranteed overtime protection. Previously, the threshold was $250 per week. Those possibly affected are restaurant/retail workers and public employees, Mitchell said. But those workers tend to make more than $455 per week because Alaska's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091004/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
Skagway's wastewater gets federal attention

...that while Skagway has only 900 year-round residents, the population jumps to more than 2,000 in the spring when retail workers and tourist industry managers arrive, and then gets about a million visitors.On high cruise ship days, there could...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-01/skagways-wastewater-gets-federal-attent
Local
No, Pebble Mine isn't my neighbor

...we are. People from Koliganek are doing very well. Some are teachers, administrators, fisherman, accountants, retail workers and more. There are some who serve or who have successfully completed service with the U.S. Armed Forces. We...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071406/opi_20060714010.shtml
Opinion
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