Following a regulatory change that goes into effect today, Alaska employers are no longer allowed to pay less than minimum wage to workers who experience disabilities. In repealing 8 AAC 15.120, Alaska joins New Hampshire and Maryland as the first states in the nation to eliminate payment of subminimum wages for persons with disabilities.
GCI, Alaska’s largest communications and technology company, announced today that Jim Steele has been hired as director of GCI Government, within GCI’s Government, Healthcare & Education team.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke signed an agreement with the Alaska Native King Cove Native Corp., which is made up of tribal members from the local Agdaagux and Belkofski tribes, to build a life-saving road between the Native village and the nearby all-weather airport in Cold Bay.
As a new recruiter working remote Alaskan villages scattered across an area larger than many U.S. states, Sgt. 1st Class Robert Masterman was on a path to defeat.
Governor Bill Walker, in his fourth State of the State Address, called on lawmakers to enable Alaska to control its own destiny by resolving our fiscal challenges during the legislative session that is now under way.
Representative Scott Kawasaki (D-Fairbanks) has pre-filed legislation calling for new regulations to allow military spouses to use occupational licenses from other states in Alaska.
Alaska’s population decreased by 2,629 people—about one-third of 1 percent—from July 2016 to July 2017, based on population estimates released today by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Nominations for the 2017 Made in Alaska Manufacturer of the Year award are now being accepted. The award recognizes a Made in Alaska business that demonstrates the ability to overcome challenges, grow their business, innovate, be a leader in the community, and collaborate with other businesses.