Union to File Grievance over Shutting Down Jobs Programs

The state’s largest public employee union plans to file a grievance against the Department of Corrections for its decision to shut down three Prisoner Employment Programs before determining what the closures would cost the state. Now the products and services will have to come from the private sector.  Alaska State Employees Association Business Manager Jim Duncan says that’s “contracting out” work that can be done by state employees.

Rosemarie Alexander, KTOO – Juneau

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