Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

Pandemic Unemployment Relief Begins Today

May 8, 2020

After weeks of waiting, the Alaska Department of Labor says unemployment benefits will start going out to self-employed, contract, and gig-economy workers beginning Friday. 

Those workers were previously ineligible for unemployment benefits because

 


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Isaac Johnson/354th FW public affairs

Fairbanks North Star Borough Mayor Karl Kassel says the buildup associated with two squadrons of F-35 warplanes that’ll be coming to Eielson Air Force Base in a couple of years will offset decreases in population and state funding that are both being driven by Alaska’s recession-wracked economy.