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My Turn: Apprenticeships more important than ever

...It is designed to promote workforce development, strengthen Alaska's middle...apprenticeship programs as a central workforce development tool to recruit new employers...Alaska's Department of Labor and Workforce Development researchers found that graduates...
Glasses half empty at Chamber of Commerce luncheon

...wages increased, on average, by about .3 percent, according to data from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development. In that same time, private-sector wages increased on average by about 1.5 percent. The JEDC compiled these...
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...
Alaska's median income drops below 1989 levels

...with the state's median income dropping below that of 1989.A new study by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development has found that, adjusting for inflation, the state's median yearly income has dropped from the equivalent...
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...
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
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...
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...


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