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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?"

DOLWD Podcasts

May 17, 2021

Rhonda Gerharz: Chief Investigator for the Special Investigations Unit

Jason Caputo talks with Rhonda Gerharz, Workers Compensation Chief Investigator for the Special Investigations Unit.

April 15, 2021

Christina Lewis and Heather Miley from the Alaska Occupational Safety and Health consultation and training section discuss COVID 19, and how to stay safe

Contact AKOSH (800) 656-4972
Visit the AKOSH website

April 2, 2021

Podcast #6 Demetria Veasy Employment Services Manager - discusses Job Center Services.

Links mentioned in the podcast: Workshops offered by the Job Centers
Find an Alaska Job Center near you

March 19, 2021 - Work Matters

Podcast #5 - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation director Duane Mayes explains how over 24 representatives from across state government have come together with Alaskans with disabilities and Alaskan businesses to improve employment outcomes for Alaskans with disabilities. The partnership is called the Alaska Work Matters Taskforce.

If you are an Alaskan with a disability and want to work, contact the Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation to find out how they can help you get and keep a good job: https://labor.alaska.gov/dvr/

March 10, 2021 - DVR Helps Jobseekers with Disabilities

Podcast #4 - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation director Duane Mayes

Director Mayes explains how the DVR program helps Alaskans with disabilities get and keep good jobs. Hosted by Jason Caputo.

Feb. 23, 2021 - AKOSH C&T

Podcast #3 - Alaska Occupational Safety and Health Consultation and Training (AKOSH C&T)
AKOSH Manager Elaine Banda discusses Consultation and Training services provided by the state for small businesses. Hosted by Jason Caputo.

For more information vist their webpage or call (Anchorage) (907) 269-4955 or (toll free) (800) 656-4972.

Feb. 11, 2021 - Unemployment Insurance

Podcast #2 - Common Alaska unemployment benefits issues and tips for avoiding delays
Unemployment Investigator Taylor West discusses "active issues" for UI claims, how users can get their claims more quickly and how to navigate the phone system for unemployment benefits. Hosted by Jason Caputo.

Feb. 1, 2021 - ANTEC AMEC

Podcast #1 - AVTEC Director Cathy LeCompte and host Jason Caputo discuss benefits of the Alaska Maritime Education Consortium for Alaska