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Alaska Labor Relations Agency


For your convenience a secure drop box is located outside the office suite door for filing documents with the Agency. We are a small staff often pulled away on calls, meetings, etc. Please call in advance to schedule a visit to our library or meet with a staff member. Phone and email messages are always answered promptly.

Nicole Thibodeau, Hearing Examiner/Administrator

Administers the Public Employment Relations Act (AS 23.40.070 – 23.40.260) and the labor provisions of the Alaska Railroad Corporation Act (AS 42.40.705 – 42.40.890) pertaining to collective bargaining for public employers, including the state, municipalities, boroughs, university, school districts and their employees in Alaska. 

The agency conducts elections to certify or decertify employee representatives; hears unfair labor practice charges brought by employers, unions, or individuals; determines appropriate bargaining units; and enforces collective bargaining agreements (8 AAC 97.010 – 8 AAC 97.990).