Remote Project Workers to See Pay Increase in 2019

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    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Workers at Alaska remote project locations will get $100 per day starting in April 2019.

    Workers on government projects in the hinterlands of Alaska will see a pay increase next year.

    According to the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, workers at Alaska remote project locations will get $100 per day starting in April 2019, a bump from the $75 they currently earn.

    The rate has remained unchanged since 2005 according to KNOM in Nome.

    The rate applies to projects awarded by the state or by a local government. The term “remote” is defined as not accessible by road or more than 65 miles from the airports in Juneau, Fairbanks or Anchorage.

     

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