The push to hire locally in AK

The number of nonresident workers in Alaska surpassed the number of residential workers in 2014. What’s causing this statistic and what can be done to encourage local hiring within the state? This week’s Alaska Edition tackles these questions and looks at the legality of policies aiming to increase the number of Alaskan workers.

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HOST: Ellen Lockyer


KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, Feb. 12, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 13, at 6:00 p.m.

Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 13, at 6:00 p.m.