The three candidates for the Juneau School District’s Board of Education, Kevin Allen, left, Elizabeth Siddon, center, and Paul Kelly, talk at the Labor Day picnic at Sandy Beach on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Labor Day picnic gives attendees chance to meet candidates

Nadine Lefebvre, the president of the Juneau Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, prepared to read the winning raffle numbers at Monday’s annual Labor Day picnic. Before… Continue reading


Juneau man named head of public employees’ union

A Juneau man has been named executive director of the state’s largest labor union. Jake Metcalfe, who was born and raised in Juneau, was appointed… Continue reading


Labor unions plan rallies in bid to avert government shutdown

The state’s labor unions are planning rallies across Alaska on Sunday in an effort to avoid a statewide government shutdown. The “Keep Alaska Open For… Continue reading