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Alaska Labor Relations Agency
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About the Alaska Labor Relations Agency

Board members
The agency is governed by a board of six members who serve staggered three-year terms. The members must have backgrounds in labor relations and two members each must be drawn from management, labor, and the general public. AS 23.05.360(b).

Jean M. Ward, Chair Expires March 1, 2019 Public
Lee Holen, Board Member Expires March 1, 2020 Public
Tyler E. Andrews, Board Member Expires March 1, 2021 Management
Mila Cosgrove, Board Member Expires March 1, 2020 Management
Matthew McSorley, Board Member Expires March 1, 2019 Labor
Lon Needles, Board Member Expires March 1, 2021 Labor

Business meetings
The Board conducts business meetings at the Department of Labor and Workforce Development building at 3301 Eagle Street in Anchorage. A meeting agenda is available upon request to the agency one week before the meeting. The agency can accommodate requests to participate at the meeting by telephone. Such requests should be made seven days before the scheduled date for the meeting.

Fax filings
The agency will accept filing by fax, but the person filing by fax must then mail or personally serve the required number of copies of the document upon the agency.

The agency maintains a record of all filings. The record is available for review in the office of the agency, or contact us by telephone at 907-269-4895 to schedule a record review.

The agency maintains a non-circulating library of labor relations texts. The library is open for public use. Please contact us to schedule a visit.

A Hearing Officer is available by appointment to answer general questions about mediation and agency mediation services.

Agency staff are available to speak to groups about the agency and its programs. To schedule a speaker, email or call (907) 269-4895.

Compact Disc of agency proceedings
Copies of compact discs (CD’s) of agency case proceedings are available upon request. Please call agency staff to arrange copying. Generally, there is no charge if the appropriate number of CD’s are provided.


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