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Employment booming on the North Slope

ANCHORAGE - Employment is booming in the North Slope oil fields, according to a state labor economist. Sound off on the important issues at Projected employment is expected to reach 11,400 jobs this year - the highest number since...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111607/sta_20071116026.shtml
News
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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Anchorage expansion has employers struggling

...state employment service is additional evidence. State labor economist Neal Fried said people can pick and choose jobs...particularly during the last several summers, said state labor economist John Boucher in Juneau. ``We've had record...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072099/Biz_jobmarket.html
Business
Report: Women in Alaska earning far less than men

...in age from 16 to older than 75. This study found that on average, women earn 66.4 percent of what men do. State labor economist Alexander Kotlarov took earnings from unemployment insurance forms filed by all employers in the state, and age...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100703/sta_paydiscrepency.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...employer distress in Anchorage. A long list of job postings at the state employment service is additional evidence. State labor economist Neal Fried said people can pick and choose jobs. Employers agree. ``It's a pretty bleak situation,'' said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072099/Biz_jobmarket.shtml
Alaska's economy powers through recession

...having one of the nation's strongest economies. "We're a place of envy right now," said Neal Fried, a state labor economist who has watched the state's economy for decades. The state's unemployment rate in July dropped to 7.7 percent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082410/sta_699586622.shtml
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Aircraft fatalities too high in Alaska

...conditions at flight time. In Alaska, that combination has proven all too deadly. A recent Juneau Empire story says a state labor economist has linked fatal crashes with pilots who lack Alaska flying experience. Of 14 aviators who died on the job in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080999/Ope_edit.html
Opinion
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
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...conditions at flight time. In Alaska, that combination has proven all too deadly. A recent Juneau Empire story says a state labor economist has linked fatal crashes with pilots who lack Alaska flying experience. Of 14 aviators who died on the job in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080999/Ope_edit.shtml
Around the clock

...of work. Lower levels of unemployment in the oil and gas industry were key to the improvement over 1999, said state labor economist John Boucher. In February 1999, the oil industry was undergoing a major consolidation triggered by low prices...

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