In November Trends: Seafood harvesting employment declined slightly in 2021 after a large drop in 2020. The pandemic was less of an obstacle in 2021 than the year before, but restrictions and outbreaks continued to put a damper on the industry. Also in this issue: Hope is on the horizon for the community of Adak. A private consultant is working to secure a new plant operator to reopen the processing plant in 2023, and the Port of Adak will receive $10.1 million in federal infrastructure funding this year.
Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.