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Plan addresses workforce needs of Alaska's maritime industry

...for our waters in Alaska's shipyards and drydocks. Are you beginning to see the picture? Seafood harvesters, seafood processors, marine occupations, support-industry jobs, and research, enhancement and management all recognize the need...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-09/plan-addresses-workforce-needs-alaskas-
Local
My Turn: Too many jobs, not enough Alaskans

...writing on behalf of the Pacific Seafood Processors Association, a trade organization...businesses in Alaska suffer when seafood processors use nonresident labor. The...Juneau Empire's criticism of seafood processors use of non- resident labor...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-02/my-turn-too-many-jobs-not-enough-alas
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Senators promise more foreign workers for Alaska

...remarked in part that "Alaska seafood processors will soon get relief."We...summer jobs.More and more, seafood processors began relying on temporary...business in the state suffers when seafood processors use nonresident labor.According...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-27/empire-editorial-senators-promise-mor
Opinion
Fish Factor: Frankenfish labeling advances in Congress

...worth - it's the first wholesale value that gives a more accurate number after the first fish sales are made by seafood processors.Iverson said fisheries terms can easily be misconstrued, and it is important to make distinctions."Not only...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-06/frankenfish-labeling-advances-congress
State
Revisions to fisheries act under review

...also specifies that compliance with the MSA will fulfill National Environmental Policy Act requirements.Pacific Seafood Processors Vice President Vince O'Shea wrote that the change is beneficial because it will streamline the management process...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-30/revisions-fisheries-act-under-review
State
Fish are food, and fashion

...R-Kodiak, which would extend and modify an available state tax credit for salmon product developers.Pacific Seafood Processors Association Vice President Vince O'Shea said Alaska's fish industry is ready to move on from using fish as food...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-31/fish-are-food-and-fashion
Local
Conference to promote economic creativity

...with each other," Holst said.Juneau also has an "Ocean Products Cluster," comprised of local fishermen, seafood processors, boat mechanics and other related businesses. Sigfusson, the founder and managing director of the Iceland Ocean...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-01-24/conference-promote-economic-creativity
Local
Federal agency plans to survey fishing businesses

...Marine Fisheries Service plans to survey U.S. seafood processors and bait-and-tackle shops during 2014. The...and sales revenue and describe their clientele.Seafood processors will be asked for plant details, including operating...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-02/federal-agency-plans-survey-fishing-bus
State
Kings may drive news, but sockeyes drive Inlet economy

...We're checking in 15- to 20-pound fish instead of 60- to 80-pound fish," said Lisa Hanson, owner of Custom Seafood Processors. "It has been a gradual decrease, I would say over the last five or six years."Soldotna's Trustworthy Hardware...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-17/kings-may-drive-news-sockeyes-drive-inl
State
Sitka processor recalls 2 years' worth of product

SITKA - A Sitka seafood processor has recalled two years' worth of product, after a state inspection found monitoring equipment had failed.KCAW reports (http...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-08/sitka-processor-recalls-2-years-worth-p
State

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