Alaska: Petition seeks repeal of Anchorage labor law

Mon, Apr 22 2013 — Source: NECN

Critics of Anchorage’s new municipal labor law are mounting another effort to repeal it.

The Anchorage Assembly last month eliminated the right to strike by eight city unions and took away performance bonuses and incentives in future city contracts. The measure also limits annual pay hikes and creates a system for outsourcing certain city work.

The city last week rejected a petition for a referendum by voters on repeal of the ordinance.

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