State of Alaska, Department of Administration, Division of Personnel and Labor Relations

Labor Relations


Our mission is to achieve the purposes of the Public Employment Relations Act by acting as the executive branch representative in contract negotiations and contract administration matters.


To that end our primary services include representing the Administration in contract negotiations, responding to grievances and complaints on behalf of the Commissioner of Administration, representing the State of Alaska in arbitration, mediation, and other dispute resolution procedures, representing the State of Alaska at Alaska Labor Relations Agency hearings regarding unfair labor practices, unit clarification and other matters, providing training and consultative services to managerial and supervisory personnel on contract negotiation and administration, and establishing and administering labor-management committees.