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The following is a greeting given in one of the 20 indigenous languages recognized by the State of Alaska.

Ade' ndadz dengit'a?
(Deg Xinag)
"Hello, how are you?"

Employment and Training Services

Employers and business entities can find labor exchange recruitment resources, including hiring veteran talent; worker training opportunities; hire incentives like tax breaks and bonding; filing employment security tax contributions online; labor laws; and, how to protect workers in the event of a layoff or business closure.

Vocational Rehabilitation

Experienced managers know that resumes and interviews can't tell them everything they need to make a good hire. Learn how to reduce the cost of hiring a new employee; how to save money on taxes when hiring individuals with disabilities; enhance productivity and business image; better serve customers by becoming an inclusive workplace with disability awareness training; and, learn ADA & Reasonable Accommodation Guidance.

Employment Security Tax

The Employment Security Tax section is responsible for providing assistance and information to employers concerning the Unemployment Insurance (UI) contributions program and for the collection of UI contributions.

Labor Standards and Safety

The mission of Labor Standards and Safety is to ensure safe and legal working conditions. This mission is accomplished through occupational safety and health law enforcement, training, and consultation; electrical and mechanical code compliance inspection and training certification; and wage and child labor law enforcement and training.

Workers’ Compensation

Employers can find information about the Workers’ Compensation Act; who is required to maintain Workers’ Compensation insurance and who is exempt; special provisions; the few occupational exceptions to the requirement to maintain Workers’ Compensation; and, how to obtain Workers’ Compensation coverage in Alaska.