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Alaska unemployment rate stood at 6.3 percent last month

...sharply during the second half of 2014 after a relatively stable period. The department cited as a factor fewer unemployment insurance claimants after the September implementation of new work search requirements.Economist Caroline Schultz says...
Alaska unemployment insurance tax to shrink in 2015

Alaskans' average unemployment insurance tax rates will be reduced by 19 percent in 2015, according to a news release from the office of Gov. Sean Parnell."This is...
Labor vet to head unemployment insurance program

...Labor veteran has been tapped to run the state unemployment insurance program. Bill Kramer worked for the Employment...54,500 people for an average of 14 weeks. Unemployment insurance call centers are in Anchorage, Fairbanks and...
Alaska Editorial: A small gift for the new year

...cut the amount we pay for unemployment insurance.Gov. Sean Parnell announced Monday that the unemployment insurance tax on the combination of...Alaska next year will pay an unemployment insurance tax of 1.97 percent on...
Parnell, Egan oppose UI rate hikes

...hit with an increase in unemployment insurance rates, even while the state's...itself is dropping and the unemployment insurance trust fund holds $234 million...Alaskans to pay more for unemployment insurance when the UI fund is clearly...
Alaska unemployment tax rates to rise

...contributing more to fund the state's unemployment insurance program. Alaska is unusual in...are required to pay into the Unemployment Insurance fund. The increase will raise the unemployment insurance tax rate from the current 1.31...
Juneau Empire Online Community: Coate retires from Labor 7/24/98

...24, 1998 Jim Coate, unemployment insurance director for the Alaska...Under his leadership, the unemployment insurance program progressed from...nationally in the area of unemployment insurance automation. He has actively...
State dealing with major computer crash

...payments, the Alaska Temporary Assistance Program, the Senior Benefits Program, Medicaid provider payments and unemployment insurance benefit payments.No timeline was given for completion of repairs but department spokesman Andy Mills said in...
More fed workers expected to seek unemployment

...furloughed workers from the unemployment insurance fund. The state would then...Calloway, acting chief of unemployment insurance for the state, said it's...who manages Alaska's unemployment insurance trust fund, said the fund's...
State says some unemployment benefits to end

...or SSB balances will not pay after May 4.The DWLD's Employment Security Division, which administers the Unemployment Insurance Program, will notify affected workers of changes to their benefits, the department said.


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