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Public Meeting Notice - Fishermen's Fund Advisory and Appeals Council Fall Meeting Notice - FY2018

NEWS RELEASE

STATE OF ALASKA
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
ALASKA COMMERCIAL FISHERMEN’S FUND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Notice of Public Meeting

September 5, 2017

FISHERMEN’S FUND ADVISORY AND APPEALS COUNCIL MEETING

The Alaska Commercial Fishermen’s Fund Advisory and Appeals Council will conduct its fall meeting November 2th and November 3rd, 2017

The meeting will be held at the following location:

Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development Building
3301 Eagle Street, Ste. 305
Anchorage, Alaska

The meeting will commence with Council business which will include review of the current financial condition of the Fund, policies and regulations governing the administration of the Fund, and claims review.  The business portion of the meeting open to the public and for public comments will convene Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Public comments may be made in person at the meeting location noted above or by telephone by calling this toll free number 1-800-315-6338 and entering the access code 60451. 

After closure of the business meeting, the Council will review claims for benefits which have not been approved by the Fund Administrator and review claims requesting extension of benefit limits and/or duration of care.  Those individuals, who have their claim scheduled for review, have been individually notified of the review.

The Fishermen’s Fund assists injured and disabled fishermen who have incurred emergency medical costs as a result of occupational injuries and illnesses, up to $10,000 per injury.  It is administered by the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development and is funded by a portion of the revenue derived from commercial fishing license fees.

Individuals or groups of people with disabilities, who require special accommodations, should contact Velma Thomas at 907-465-6045 by 4:30 PM, Friday, October 20, 2017.  

Contact Information:

For additional information regarding the Council meeting, please call 907-465-6045 or 1-888-520-2766 or email velma.thomas@alaska.gov.

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Department: Labor and Workforce Development
Category: Public Notices
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Location(s): Statewide
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Publish Date: 9/7/2017
Archive Date: 12/15/2017
 
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