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State, ferry workers' union reach deal

...ending months of negotiations.The new deal with the Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific - should it be ratified by union members - becomes effective July 1, and the first pay increase will happen July 1, 2015."We definitely found common ground...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-17/state-ferry-workers-union-reach-deal
Local
Death Notice: Robert Morgan Cook

...includes firefighting, law enforcement (Ret.) and working as a fiber optic lineman in Washington and Oregon. He was a union member belonging to Alaska Laborers Local 942.He is survived by his wife, Chris Hansen Cook; mother Katherine Cook; children...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-02-19-0
Death Notices
Bank charges cardholders twice

...Tuesday when a technical glitch overcharged some credit union members.Alaska USA Federal Credit Union cardholders were charged...you going to do for money now?"McCue said credit union members who were overcharged can contact Alaska USA toll-free...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-20/bank-charges-cardholders-twice
State | Local
Anchorage assemblyman seeks repeal of labor law

...voted for the law earlier this year.Traini says too much effort and money has been spent on the labor law, which union members are attempting to repeal by referendum.Assemblyman Adam Trombley also voted for the measure but says he's worn...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-10/anchorage-assemblyman-seeks-repeal-labo
State
Empire Editorial: The $10M elephant in the room

...costs down. Maximum out-of-pocket expenses for union members is capped at $265, compared to $2,250 for non-union...accurate, then pay increases will come at the expense of union members who won't have a job next year when classes start...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-12-13/empire-editorial-10m-elephant-room
Opinion
Teachers, District far apart in labor talks

...percent in the second. The union tabbed the offer "regressive" and "divisive" because it benefited only a portion of union members."It feels like they're reaching into my wallet for money that's been a savings to me and saying, 'Here's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-11/teachers-district-far-apart-labor-talks
Local
Anchorage, unions seek quick decision from court on labor referendum

...Assembly in March approved an ordinance that prohibits union members from going on strike. The measure also eliminates binding...the matter now is when a referendum can be scheduled.Union members want a referendum vote at the next regular municipal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-02/anchorage-unions-seek-quick-decision-co
State
Coalition files papers on Anchorage union dues

...Anchorage Ordinance 37 was passed by the municipal Assembly by a slim margin in March. It removes the right to strike by union members, bans performance bonuses and outsources to private companies some work done by city employees.Voters could decide...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-12/coalition-files-papers-anchorage-union-
State
NHL, players' union set to meet at league offices

...dissolve the union and make it a trade association. That would allow players to file antitrust lawsuits against the NHL.Union members voted overwhelmingly to give their board the power to file the disclaimer by Wednesday. If that deadline passes...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-01-02/nhl-players-union-set-meet-league-offi
Sports
5 Alaska State Troopers sue over union dues

...Alaska, states that even though the five are non-union members, they still pay dues. The lawsuit states that employees...are current state troopers.Since they are not formal union members, they have a right not to pay the part of union dues...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-10/5-alaska-state-troopers-sue-over-union-
State

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