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Category Archives: Labor
report from the Juneau “Keep Alaska Open for Business” rally
As you may have heard, the Alaska State Legislature is in Special Session because they don’t have a budget passed. As a result, 17,000 State employees (including yours truly) received layoff notices, which will take effect on July 1 unless … Continue reading
Posted in AK Leg 2017, AK News, democracy, issues, Labor, Opinion, State budget, Workers Tagged budget, citizen involvement Comments Off on report from the Juneau “Keep Alaska Open for Business” rally
Sen. Murkowski, Gorsuch is an exceptionally bad choice for Alaska
Yesterday, both Senator Lisa Murkowski and Senator Dan Sullivan voted to end the filibuster of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. You can read about what that means here, here (CN: autoplay), or here, but the reason I’m typing about it right now … Continue reading
Posted in blog, issues, Labor, National News Tagged cruelty, Gorsuch, law, legal, Supreme Court Comments Off on Sen. Murkowski, Gorsuch is an exceptionally bad choice for Alaska
Kronick: Time to Dream
Will Kronick is a local Democrat and guest writer who provides his take on social issues, workers and families. When I leave work, I have a routine: the gym or a run, dinner, reading, and bed. Single and childless, my … Continue reading
Posted in blog, democracy, guest post, issues, Labor, Workers Tagged 8 hour workday, Kronick, Leisure time, time Comments Off on Kronick: Time to Dream