Tag: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Seafood processors seeking over 4,000 workers

Seafood processors are looking to hire over 4,000 full-time temporary seafood workers for summer employment, and applications are being accepted now at Alaska Job Centers.“These jobs...

Unemployment rate remains at 6.5 percent

Employment is up in the construction industry in Alaska, along with state government hiring, but state labor officials reported that overall March employment rose...

400 jobs added statewide in February

Statewide employment rose an estimated 0.1 percent, or 400 jobs in February over the same month a year ago, for a second consecutive month...

Retail takes biggest cut in November jobs lost

Employment in November dropped by 1,300 positions or 0.4 percent over November 2017, with retail taking the biggest loss at 700 jobs, according to...

$3.35 M grant will support job training

A $3.35 million federal grant awarded to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development will fund programs to train workers who lost their...

Unemployment in Alaska for August was 6.7 percent

Employment in Alaska dropped by an estimated 0.6 percent, or 2,000 jobs, with retail taking the biggest hit, a loss of 1,000 jobs, state...

Employment rate down by 0.4 percent

State labor officials say preliminary estimates show employment in April was down by 1,200 or 0.4 percent, compared to a year ago, so while...

Unemployment rate unchanged

Alaska’s seasonolly adjusted unemployment rate was 6.5 percent in January, essentially unchanged from December’s revised 6.6 percent, and comparable with the national rate of...

More young adults moving to Alaska

A state labor department first ever release of migration data by age and sex shows that from 2010 to 2015 Alaska had a net...

Federal grant will expand health care, aviation training

A competitive federal grant for $1,019,985 awarded to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development will help finance training of more Alaskans for...
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