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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...
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...
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.
Agrium say more permits needed

...Nikiski fertilizer plant have not changed, said Agrium spokesperson Adam Diamond in an email.Once the largest private employer in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, Agrium shut down the Nikiski plant at Mile 21 on the Kenai Spur Highway in 2008...
News report, the unemployment rate could reach 7.5 percent.There will be other distortions. Some people with private employers might have been affected. Examples would be employees of hotels and restaurants near national parks that were closed...
Salmon species - other than kings - thriving around Alaska

...enough to sustain the salmon fishermen." Not counting the sport fishing industry, commercial fishing is the No. 1 private employer in Alaska, with more than 60,000 people working in all sectors from fishing to processing and support services...
News | Conserving the Kenai King
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...
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...
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...


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