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Uber settles over unpaid workers' compensation

...said Rhonda Gerharz, the chief investigator for the special investigations unit of the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.The department began an investigation into Uber's business practices in October 2014, but there was never...
Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG

...population means fewer workers contributing the state's Gross Domestic Product," Thorning wrote.She also cited the aging of the population, and workforce, as shown in Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development data.
State | AK legislature
A second chance

...said most of the clients are doing an online class to further their education. Second Chance partners with a workforce development company called Penn Foster that allows clients to earn a GED, a high school diploma, an associate's degree...
Economist: ConocoPhillips layoffs have broad reach

...120 jobs in Alaska, a state economist said the damage could have been worse.Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development economist Neal Fried told the Alaska Dispatch News Wednesday that he would not have been shocked if the number...
Murkowski: Take roadless rule to Supreme Court

...the state."The bill also carves out cash for workforce development."There is no better place in the state (than...he said. "There's funds allocated to the workforce development training programs."Murkowski acknowledged that...
State | Local
Forest Service agreement improves management practices

...forest management practices across Southeast Alaska.The agreement will also directly support forest-related workforce development and improvements to forest industry infrastructures.Specific timber objectives of the agreement address inventory...
My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...simply cannot deliver anything that resembles quality health care to an expanded population. Also, there is no workforce development plan that describes where all the doctors, nurses, phlebotomists and techs to handle all these new people will...
Pride week events June 12-21

...during their lengthy strike in the summer of 1984. Donations accepted on behalf of SERRC's job training and workforce development programs.Annual kickball game, 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 15, Cope Park. Bring your kicking shoes and be...
Murkowski proposes offshore revenue sharing

...reduction and 7.5 percent to each the state and local coastal governments, with smaller amounts to areas including workforce development and pipeline right-of-ways. After that, the state share would go to 30 percent, with portions going to...
Alaska businesses, schools partner on maritime job skills

...implement the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan, which outlines the...more than a decade.The workforce development plan is a step toward's really recognized that workforce development is a really key point in...


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