Adam McMahan knew from a young age he wanted to be a physician. He can pinpoint the exact moment he decided to practice medicine in a small rural town.
Alaska’s population increased one-tenth of a percent for the fiscal year ending July 2021, with net births outpacing out-migration.
The Alaska Vocational Technical Center in Seward launched the state’s first apprenticeship for technology and network support specialists.
The state Department of Labor & Workforce Development puts Alaska’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate at 6 percent in November, with 7,200 more jobs than this time in 2020.
The state Department of Labor & Workforce Development puts the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Alaska at 6.1 percent in October, a slight decrease from September, with 8,500 more jobs than this time in 2020.
The state Department of Labor & Workforce Development puts the seasonally adjusted rate at 6.3 percent in September, a slight decrease from August and approximately the same level of unemployment Alaska saw from 2015 through 2017.
The ability to recruit and retain a reliable, skilled workforce that can handle the technical, environmental, and even mental aspects of remote jobs is a crucial component of a project’s success.
Alaska’s job count was down 13.1 percent in April from the same month last year, a loss of 42,200 jobs.
Newly released data for the first half of 2019 show total wages up $355 million from the first half of 2018, with increases in all of Alaska’s major industries and sectors. The 4.0 percent wage growth exceeded inflation, which was 2.6 percent over the period.
National Council on Compensation Insurance Projects Significant Savings for Overall Workers’ Compensation System Costs
Recent adjustments to the Workers’ Compensation Medical Fee Schedule, as recommended by the Medical Services Review Committee, will reduce workers’ compensation system costs by a projected 3.7 percent.