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Old 02-13-2010, 07:06 PM
 
Location: living in OKLA. heart in Alaska
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looking information on plumbing jobs in the anchorage area or any info on that trade up north do you have to join a union to work are there commission shop up there whatever information i can get
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Old 02-13-2010, 08:53 PM
 
Location: Lyon, France, Whidbey Island WA
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UA Local 367
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Old 02-15-2010, 01:18 PM
 
Location: Anchorage
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You dont have to be union but they usually pay better.
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Old 02-15-2010, 04:05 PM
 
Location: living in OKLA. heart in Alaska
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well down here they pay better also but work much less do the unions have plenty of work up there couldn't get an answer at the union hall
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Old 02-16-2010, 02:05 AM
 
Location: Anchorage
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depends. Times are tough here still. My hubby is in the plumbing biz. He does have work but had to take a 25% pay cut last year just to have a job.
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Old 02-16-2010, 07:06 PM
 
Location: living in OKLA. heart in Alaska
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it was hard at my company also I had yo let people go and the ones i kept worked longer hours for less money.. I was right there beside them..
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Old 02-16-2010, 07:07 PM
 
Location: living in OKLA. heart in Alaska
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please let me apologize for my poor typing skills and punctuation or lack there of
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Old 02-17-2010, 11:17 PM
 
Location: Anchorage
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no worries.


Oh, and my DH is not union.
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Old 02-18-2010, 04:32 PM
 
Location: living in OKLA. heart in Alaska
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I have never been iether put that may change when i get there I am however licensed for 10 yrs now have to retest up there too
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