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Military: Alaska installations exposed

...percent of federal dollars spent in the state are tied to the Department of Defense, according to Neal Fried, a state labor economist. And 57 percent of all wages paid by the federal government go to the military. "There's no doubt a closure...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051105/sta_20050511070.shtml
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Alaska jobs continue growing steadily

...continuation of that tight band of growth we've seen for more than a decade," said Neal Fried, one of the state labor economists who wrote it. The department doesn't forecast Mat-Su or Kenai job growth. But Fried said Mat-Su added...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051204/sta_akjobs.shtml
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Anchorage schools lose more than 1,000 students

...report that number has dropped to 48,974, just below the 48,980 students enrolled one year ago. Neal Fried, a state labor economist who tracks Alaska employment trends, was surprised by the drop. "The economy should be having just the opposite...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052803/sta_anchschools.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...deaths in 2002, but the number of on-the-job fatalities has been dropping in recent years, according to state labor economists. In 2002, the latest numbers available, 12.8 out of every 100,000 Alaska workers died on the job, according...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071504/sta_akdigest.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...labor officials said. Alaska has recorded a decline in unemployment from July to August for more than 25 years, state labor economist Dan Robinson said. The comparable national unemployment rate fell three-tenths of a percentage point to 6 percent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092903/sta_akdigest.shtml
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Providence Health announces staff cuts

...high on the state Labor Department's annual list of private employers, ranking first last year. Neal Fried, a state labor economist who compiles the list and tracks employment trends around Anchorage, said Providence's job cuts do not signal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102706/sta_20061027028.shtml
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Army to send more troops, copters to Wainwright

...That's good news for the Fairbanks economy, said state labor economist Neal Fried. "The older the soldiers are, what...Fairbanks," said Brigitta Windisch-Cole, another state labor economist. "Families need more services from the community...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110205/sta_20051102011.shtml
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Around the state

...the national and state numbers are the first labor market data available since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. State labor economist Dan Robinson said the numbers indicate Alaska's labor market is holding steady. However, a larger-than-normal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111601/sta_statebriefs.shtml
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State economy continues its slow growth

...While the Lower 48 has sunk into a recession, the Alaska economy continues to grow, although at a slow pace. State labor economist Neal Fried told the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce on Monday that job growth should be about 1 percent, up to 3...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121101/sta_steconomy.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...White, who emphasized he had not read the bill. State labor economists had little data on minimum wage jobs. But a statewide...between $5.65 and $6.74, said Brynn Keith, state labor economist. Keith said the information was gathered after...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011501/Loc_Wage.shtml

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