Tag Archives: employment in Kodiak

Alaska minimum wage will go above $10 for first time

  Alaska’s increase in minimum wage, which goes into effect on Jan. 1, is good for low income workers, but will also be hard on local small businesses dependent on those workers, according to the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce. Executive Director Sarah Phillips said…   “Naturally a wage increase always impacts our small businesses within the Kodiak community because that …

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Local Workforce Council Sees Comeback

Keyboard. Clare Black / Flickr Kayla Desroches/KMXT A group of local industry leaders which originally set out to analyze and improve Kodiak’s job market is making a comeback. Jared Griffin, a professor at Kodiak College, says the Kodiak Workforce Regional Advisory Council was active a few years ago and put together a survey of local businesses to determine patterns, hiring …

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