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What others say: Restoring Alaska-hire is nothing to brag about

...because of widespread poverty in rural areas and the seasonal nature of commercial fishing, the state's largest private employer.Portraying the 2013 determination as anything other than upholding state law is a mischaracterization of the action...
Walker announces merger of Alaska Labor agencies

...basic education services to adults who need a high school diploma.The Division of Business Partnerships works with private employers to provide training on sustainable jobs.The consolidation will not result in layoffs, Drygas said."It's going...
Some good news, some bad news for Kenai Peninsula industry

...and gas industry is an important part of the Kenai Peninsula economy. Agrium at one time was one of the largest private employers on the Peninsula, and we're anxious to see those jobs return to the area.
What others say: Request for recommendations from UA campuses points toward new policy

...reason for regents to act.President Gamble has cited a 2013 Ohio State University study of the annual cost to a private employer of someone who smokes tobacco. The cost: $5,816 per employee, a total that includes medical costs and lost...
Working hearts, engaged minds

...SEARCH, is the fourth of its kind in the state and joins a growing list of partnerships between school districts, private employers and states that began at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in 1997. When he completes the year-long...
Alaska Natives battling for subsistence join in logging wars

...leaders are squarely behind the project. Companies that have suffered since the town's pulp mill -- the major private employer -- closed four years ago are salivating at the prospect. ''It would be more than a season's work for our crews...
What a long, strange trip: Noisy election nears end

...advertisements. Reporters have hounded Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Miller, forcing a disclosure of private employer data and pouncing on Miller's positions on federal issues like Social Security. The campaign rhetoric is losing...
Labor, business spar over Free Choice Act

...labor argues. Secondly, unions feel they are at a severe disadvantage in the current bargaining process with private employers because there is nothing in the law that says the two sides have to reach agreement. Hence, the requirement for...
Rev. Moon charged with overfishing in Kodiak

...not available to comment on the fishing charges. The Unification Church is the largest taxpayer and the largest private employer in Kodiak, one of the nation's busiest fishing ports. It owns, among other assets, a fleet of fishing boats...
Prognosis good for medical field

...Centers with the first opening its doors in Soldotna in January. In the year 2000, 12 of Alaska's 100 biggest private employers and two of the top 10 were health care providers. That excludes the fact that many health care workers are government...


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