Union members working at the Department of Labor Building, also known as the Plywood Palace, have started a blog to document the conditions under which they work daily.
The state of Alaska recently renewed its lease with the owners of the Department of Labor building at 1111 W. 8th Street. Workers have reported symptoms similar to flu, which they blame on a leaky, moldy work space
Workers in the DOL building have complained of allergies triggered by mold in the building.
The Division of General Services leases the Department of Labor Building for the state of Alaska.