Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tag: jobs

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...

SE Alaska hatcheries boost harvest profits by millions

A study of the economic impact of hatchery fish enhancing salmon stocks shows that the efforts of the Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association resulted...

Jobs down 0.3 percent from last July

Employment in Alaska was down by an estimated 0.3 percent in July, compared to July 2017, according to the state Department of Labor and...

Statewide employment down in June

State labor officials say preliminary estimates for June show a decline of 1,700 jobs from June 2017, a loss of 0.5 percent. Some 1,000 jobs...

Shoreside, floating processors boost BSAI economy

A study of the economic impact of shoreside and floating processors to communities within the Aleutians East Borough and Aleutians West census area measures...

Fish Factor: Commercial fishing ranks high as a dangerous job

Commercial fishing remains one of the most dangerous jobs in the nation, with a fatality rate that is 23 times higher than for all...

Growing number of Alaska workers are older

Seniors may make up a smaller share of Alaska’s population than most states, but they comprise the fastest growing senior population in the nation...

Recession continues, jobs down 0.8 percent

Employment in Alaska was down an estimated 0.8 percent in March, over a loss of some 2,600 jobs compared to a year ago, according...

Herring jobs attract lots of workers

Business was brisk at the Alaska Department of Labor’s Anchorage Midtown Job Center as recruiters from North Pacific Seafoods interviewed sought to hire workers...

Bristol Bay Fish Expo supports child care

Speed hiring for crew jobs, a fashion show, live auction, vendor booths and a gubernatorial debate are all on tap for the second annual...