ASEA Works To Unionize University Support Staff

Tim Ellis, KUAC – Fairbanks
The Alaska State Employees Association has begun a recruiting drive to unionize the last unorganized University of Alaska employee group. The ASEA began seeking interest cards from the 2,500- member support staff group yesterday on campuses in Fairbanks, Anchorage and Juneau. It’s the second time the ASEA is making a go at unionizing the group, after abandoning a similar effort last year. As KUAC’s Tim Ellis reports, health care plan changes are driving renewed interest.

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