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Blumer: LNG project would boost Alaska job market

...natural gas line project would add between 9,000 and 15,000 jobs to the state market, said Dianne Blumer, state Department of Labor and Workforce Development commissioner, at a Thursday meeting.Blumer was the guest speaker at the Juneau Chamber...

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Long government shutdown could affect Alaska economy

...lasting effect on Alaska's economy.The effect will be more pronounced the longer the shutdown continues, state Department of Labor economist Neil Fried said."There's no doubt that it's having an effect," Fried said. "The question...

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Needed: Alaska health care workers

...among surveyed providers; in numbers, that accounts for four of 15 positions. According to statistics from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development cited during the presentation, increased demand for health care services over the...

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Training for the future: UAA helping Alaskans fill job market voids

...University of Alaska Anchorage is providing new workers to fill voids in several labor markets identified by the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development as areas experiencing high demand, said the university's provost at a Jan. 3 Anchorage...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010911/new_767771772.shtml
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Employment uptick expected

The state Department of Labor and Workforce Development expects overall employment to increase slightly this year, with some industries growing, some dipping...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012011/bus_773555549.shtml
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Staying power: Home is where the heart is

...to the Peninsula because of its natural beauty, and "small-town" charm. According to statistics from the state Department of Labor, nearly 11 percent of the Kenai Peninsula Borough's 54,000 population represents people aged 20 to 29...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/021811/tra_787587240.shtml
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Alaska could lose millions in Medicare payments

...for the elderly. Today, the over-65 population is the fastest growing sector in Alaska, according to the state Department of Labor. Many are Medicare patients struggling to find a primary care doctor. More than 1,000 elderly Alaskans lost...

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Juneau health-care institutions pledge nursing assistant financial aid

...patient care administrator at Bartlett. Students also would have to pay about $60 for their books and $210 to take the test for certification. The jobs tend to pay $10.75 to $13.50 an hour, according to the state Department of Labor.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/122400/ala_122400ala0160001.shtml
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Crab still the deadliest catch: State workplace death data shows fewer fatalities

...incidents: four involved contact with objects and three were caused by entanglement with running equipment. The state Department of Labor released the data April 28 to mark National Workers' Memorial Day. "Through the focused, coordinated and...

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Fairbanks economy stable, challenges ahead

...were 38,700 wage and salary worker in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, according to information from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. That's actually up a bit from 38,200 employed during April 2010 and April 2009...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2011-07-08/fairbanks-economy-stable-challenges-
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