Tag: unions

When Will Voters Weigh in on Anchorage Labor Law?

Anchorage Assembly members introduced two ordinances at their regular meeting Tuesday night that would suspend voting on a controversial labor initiative.

Anchorage Labor Law Headed for Alaska Supreme Court

There's been another twist in the saga of Anchorage's controversial labor law. Download Audio

Muni Rejects Union Dues Initiative

The Municipality of Anchorage has rejected a referendum petition that was aimed at stopping the city from collecting union dues directly from employee paychecks. Download Audio

Initiative Repealing Labor Law Could be Heading for Ballot Box

In Anchorage, it looks like supporters of a ballot measure that would repeal a controversial labor ordinance passed by the Anchorage Assembly earlier this year have gathered the signatures needed to put the issue before voters.

Traini Targets Executive Pay and Benefits

The Anchorage Assembly will hear public testimony  Tuesday on an ordinance that would cap pay for the city's executive workers. Download Audio

Muni Denies A037 Referendum, Next Stop, Court

The city of Anchorage has rejected a second version of an application to hold a referendum to repeal a new ordinance that limits unions. And it looks like whether the referendum goes forward will be decided in court. Download Audio

Mayor Sullivan Rejects Union Offer

Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan has rejected an offer to freeze wages of city workers in exchange for tabling a controversial ordinance that would limit unions. KSKA's Daysha Eaton has the story.

Anchorage Assembly Shuts Down Union Testimony, Extends AO37 Vote

The Anchorage Assembly voted 6 to 3 to shut down public testimony on a controversial proposal that would limit unions last night (Monday, 3/11). KSKA's Daysha Eaton has the story.

Union Workers Testify Against Ordinance

Hundreds of union workers turned out to testify before the Anchorage Assembly Wednesday night, against an ordinance that could limit unions.

Labor Slams Ordinance at Work Session, Public Testimony Next

Attorneys representing labor unions made a presentation to members of the Anchorage Assembly at a work session at city hall Wednesday (3/20). They outlined their concerns about an ordinance to limit unions that was recently proposed by Mayor Dan Sullivan. The Mayor also launched a media campaign supporting his proposal. KSKA's Daysha Eaton has the story.

Assembly Allows Union Proposal to Move Ahead, Huge Turnout

Hundreds of people rallied at the Anchorage Assembly chambers Tuesday night to protest a proposal by Mayor Dan Sullivan, aimed at limiting unions. Despite the huge turnout to protest the proposal, Assembly members voted to allow it to move ahead to public hearings. KSKA's Daysha Eaton has the story.

Conservative Political Action Conference Cruise Picketed over Labor Dispute

Unions chose to picket the a cruise ship full of well-known conservatives when it docked in Juneau yesterday. The Westerdam is carrying Donald Rumsfeld, Grover Norquist, Ralph Reed and other political conservatives and their fans through Alaska waters.