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Credit Union 1 Named Among Best Places to Work in Alaska


ANCHORAGE, Alaska - September 4, 2009 - Credit Union 1 was recently named as one of the 2009 Best Places to Work in Alaska. This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Alaska, benefiting the state's economy, its workforce and businesses. The 2009 Best Places to Work in Alaska list is made up of 7 companies, including Credit Union 1.

The Best Places to Work awards program was created in 2007 by the Alaska Journal of Commerce in partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) - Alaska State Council and Best Companies Group.

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Alaska. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Alaska and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

Credit Union 1 will be recognized and honored in a special supplement of the Alaska Journal of Commerce. The final rankings will be revealed in the publication.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Alaska program, visit www.BestPlacestoWorkAK.com or contact Jackie Miller at 877-455-2159.

About Credit Union 1
Credit Union 1 is an Alaskan financial cooperative with a mission to help members achieve their financial goals by focusing on excellent service and value. Founded over 56 years ago, Credit Union 1 has 13 branches, over 56,000 members, and $635 million in assets. Anyone who lives or works in Alaska is eligible to join Credit Union 1.

Posted Sept. 9, 2009

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