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.
Non-traditional work experience and practical skills count in lieu of college for State of Alaska and Municipality of Anchorage jobs.
Delta Constructors and Calista Corporation finalized an agreement to expand development of the construction trades workforce.
State officials and business leaders are preparing to take advantage of potential funds provided by the Infrastructure and Jobs Act, which may potentially be applied to energy, sanitation, road, bridge, port, and other projects across the state.
The 2021 survey of 1,002 13- to 17-year-olds was conducted for Junior Achievement by ENGINE Insights from May 6 through 13, 2021.