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Speak up for safety in honor of Workers' Memorial Day

...feel comfortable speaking up about safety concerns.Safety is a collective endeavor. In unionized workplaces, union representatives can perform walk-throughs with OSHA enforcement officers to ensure worksites meet empirically-based safety regulations...
State moves forward on Road plan

...R-Juneau, have been staunch advocates of the Road project for years. They recently met with Walker and a group of union representatives to encourage the governor to continue the EIS process and allow the federal government to reach a record of decision...
State | Local
My Turn: Chamber CEO, Empire misrepresent circumstances of minimum wage debate

...Flanagan is a former commissioner for the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and Tom Brice is a union representative with Public Employees Local 71 LTC. Both are members of Alaskans For A Fair Minimum Wage.
Chamber debate turns into lecture against minimum wage hike

...for a Fair Minimum Wage, to speak but he cancelled last week. The Chamber then attempted to get Tom Brice, a union representative with the Public Employees Local 71 LTC, to speak in favor of the ballot measure. He ended up cancelling, too...
Union reps assail settlement touted by Sullivan

JUNEAU - Union representatives said Wednesday that former Alaska attorney general Dan Democrat Mark Begich. Wednesday's news conference with union representatives in Anchorage was promoted by Begich's campaign. Sullivan...
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...
No jail time big let-down for union reps

If the carpenters union representatives had their way, Jonathan Henry Smith would be sitting behind bars right now.The former financial secretary of the old local union...
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...
State | AK legislature
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...
State | AK legislature
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...


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