While union apprenticeship programs are paid for out of a benefit each member earns, other individual expenses, like travel, room and board, may be leveraged by the DOLWD
through a STEP (State Training and Employment Program) grant.
According to the latest Alaska DOLWD
projections (released in 2006), utilities are expected to remain as a high growth sector at about 27 percent.
The Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development (DOLWD
) regularly publishes census data regarding Alaska employment and wages.