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My Turn: Consider the facts before voting sway our vote, but note the fine print on the bottom of the ads. Consider the facts, as recorded by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. From 2004 to 2013, the North Slope oil and gas...
Professionals advise against exploring old mines

...there are numerous air quality monitors set up throughout.The Mining Safety and Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor maintains a database of accidents from explorers venturing into abandoned mines, quarries and gravel pits...
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Ketchikan shipyard seeks ship lift funds

...long-term operational agreement," he said. Meanwhile, Ward said ASD also expects approval soon from the U.S. Department of Labor for a shipyard workers training program conducted by the University of Alaska Southeast and the National Shipbuilding...
Alaska Digest

...if four bases on the Pentagon's realignment list are closed or cut back. Acceptance of the grant from the U.S. Department of Labor should not be taken as a sign that anyone has given up on keeping hardest-hit Eielson Air Force Base at full...
Alaska Digest

...Much of the time was spent repairing his hands. Overtime wage rules to have low impact in state JUNEAU - The U.S. Department of Labor issued new overtime wage rules in August, but they will have little impact in Alaska because the state has...
Aid for fishing fleet dries up

...lose their eligibility for job retraining. The USDA program gives the fishermen a foot in the door with the U.S. Department of Labor to obtain free education in a new career. For example, Carl Peterson, a Sitka fishermen, is studying in...
Program prepares workers for marine jobs

...develop the training program. In 2002, the U.S. Department of Labor provided a $500,000 grant to create the program...standards, the apprenticeship was approved by the U.S. Department of Labor in November and is the first of its kind in the...
Federal funds to provide job retraining for fishermen

...O'Clary, commissioner of the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The grant comes from the U.S. Department of Labor, which gives the state agency funds each year to administer training programs. This particular grant is a...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...A lot of what gets the press is the rapidly growing jobs,'' said Doug Braddock, an economist with the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. Of the top 10 fields in that category in Alaska, six were in health care and...
Wheel time

...high turnover, the need for truckers is currently high. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics at the U.S. Department of Labor, "overall employment of truck drivers is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations...


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