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Alaska Digest open JUNEAU - The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development is pleading for 601 workers to fill seafood processing jobs throughout the state. In Southeast Alaska communities, 210 workers are needed to fill jobs in Hoonah, Juneau...
My turn: Revitalizing Alaska's salmon industry in the last 3 years

...rebound in prices. After seven years of decline, seafood processing jobs are increasing. In 2003 and 2004, over 900 new seafood processing jobs were created. Since 2002, most ex-vessel salmon...
Non-residents lead numbers in seasonal seafood jobs

...The release states that there are about 500 seafood processing job openings across the state, with the minimum age...that recruit for the industry. Information on seafood processing jobs is available at these centers or by calling toll-free...
INS arrests illegal workers

...International Airport while awaiting the 800-mile flight to the Aleutian Islands, where they'd been hired for seafood processing jobs. Agents said they will begin visiting local shore plants this week. Staebell said the two local INS agents were...
UFA publishes fishing economic facts

...crew who fished out of Juneau totaled 730 in 2010. Juneau was the home port for 748 vessels.Juneau had 430 seafood processing jobs in 2009, with $3.96 million total processing wages.Sixteen million pounds of seafood were landed in Juneau...
Seafood industry hires boost Alaska seasonal employment

...said."Seafood is sort of the epitome of those seasonal jobs," Fried told KTUU-TV. "There are fishing and seafood processing jobs all year long in Alaska, but there are way more in the summer time than any other time in the year."Seafood...
Fishing: Is it still king in Southeast?

...many crew personnel participated in the commercial fisheries. The 5,900 figure includes the average number of seafood processing jobs and the 8,200 figure includes the peak number of processing jobs in 2004. If Juneau is an indicator, the lines...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...International Airport while awaiting the 800-mile flight to the Aleutian Islands, where they'd been hired for seafood processing jobs. Staebell said the two local INS agents were joined last week by four agents from Anchorage assisting in an operation...
New fish plant prepares to open

...maxed out," Erickson said. He plans to add five or six year-round office positions and an extra 15 to 20 seafood processing jobs during the peak June-August fishing season. That translates to approximately 50 to 65 total jobs during the...
Palin, cabinet outline priorities

...hunting opportunities in the region. Labor Commissioner Click Bishop said he planned to look into opening up more seafood processing jobs for youth in the villages. And Deputy Chief of Staff Randy Ruaro said the state is working to expand heating...


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