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Ferry worker union rejects tentative contract

...strike.The International Organization of Masters, Mates and Pilots voted down the proposal by mail-in ballot. Union representative Ron Bressette said he's been with the union since 1992 and has never seen a tentative agreement rejected.Bressette...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/ferry-worker-union-rejects-tentative-co
State
Enstar workers go on strike

...heat recently for rate hikes related to lower demand for gas because of this year's warm spring in the region.Union representatives claim Enstar is demanding reduced benefits to new hires. They would get a 5 percent company contribution to a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-12/enstar-workers-go-strike
State
Analysis: In final day, major issues still unresolved

...through the House. The bill would kick an initiative to raise the minimum wage off the fall ballots, so labor union representatives have urged lawmakers to ignore the bill. The issue is rooted in history when legislators about 12 years ago passed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/analysis-final-day-major-issues-still-u
State | AK legislature
Gov told to 'hold the line' in union talks

...with other ride-along programs, Woodrow said.Union representatives have defended the passes, which allow for passengers...according to information provided by the department, union representatives have said that's unfair to look at it in those...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-12/gov-told-hold-line-union-talks
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Lobbyist has extensive experience hurting Juneau

...has worked consistently against Juneau and Alaska's interests is unconscionable. ? Kimberly Metcalfe is a union representative who has worked with state employees for many years. The opinions expressed in the "My Turn" column are her own...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-09-26/my-turn-lobbyist-has-extensive-experi
Opinion
My Turn: Remembering those in need

...for your support of health care for all Alaskans rather than just the chosen few.? Kimberly Metcalfe is a union representative and the Democratic National Committeewoman for Alaska.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-28/my-turn-remembering-those-need
Opinion
NHL labor talks resume for 1st time in 8 days

...they are on all of the issues. We asked that they put together a comprehensive proposal for us to consider."Union representatives, along with 18 players who were in attendance, returned to the players' association office to have further...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-11-20/nhl-labor-talks-resume-1st-time-8-days
Sports
Bill would add 12th seat to Marine Transporation Advisory Board Addition seat for Kodiak Island and Kenai Peninsula communities

...regions of the state served by the ferry system; a retired ferry captain or engineer; business, tourism and union representatives; and two members of the public at large. Members are appointed by the governor."The board is primarily where...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-22/bill-would-add-12th-seat-marine-transpo
State
National Weather Service plans furloughs

...and Atmospheric Administration has planned furloughs over the summer for National Weather Service employees, a union representative in Fairbanks said.Furloughs around the country that will affect the 200 employees in Alaska, said meteorologist...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-01/national-weather-service-plans-furlough
State
Community kicks in when FMLA doesn't for same-sex couple

...their support and flexibility in this trying time. She also expressed satisfaction with her interactions with her union representative, who said same-sex FMLA benefits had been on the bargaining table, but have not been enacted - at least not...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-05-26/community-kicks-when-fmla-doesnt-sa
Neighbors

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