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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?"

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).