The Alaska Work Matters Task Force reviewed and analyzed existing policies, practices, procedures, barriers, and workforce utilization data regarding the employment of people with disabilities in Alaska, producing a report that includes sweeping recommendations for legislation and for executive branch departments, agencies, and commissions.
Employers are compelled by regulations and their own moral standards to prioritize the health of their employees. For those employees whose work requires that they manage bad weather, remote worksites, aggressive wildlife, or other hazards, additional training can give them the tools they need to get home safe every day.
Anchorage-based telecom Alaska Communications (ACS) promoted three members of its executive team.
Ayers leads information technology, planning and construction strategy, engineering design and execution, and helps set network vision.
Doyon and Ahtna split $51 million for the Alaska FiberOptic Project to connect five Yukon River villages to high-speed internet.
Anchorage-based telecom Alaska Communications hired Patrick Bergt as Deputy General Counsel. In this role, he leads legal functions.
While Alaska Communications activates a 2.5 gigabit fiber-optic network in cities, GCI awaits delivery of its AU-Aleutians cable.
Alaska Communications hired accountant Kelley Harper as Vice President of Finance and Controller. In this position, Harper oversees all accounting functions for Alaska Communications.
A former Alaska Communications manager returns to the Anchorage-based telecom as Chief Operating Officer.
The donation provides increased bandwidth for Alaska’s only tribal college and will significantly expand Iḷisaġvik’s internet speed and capacity.