DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION

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This winter, UniSea had planned to employ four prison inmates at its Unalaska fish processing plant.

But company officials say theĀ "Transition to Work" program remains in limbo, following the election of Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

"We're basically on standby," said Ferdie Lopez, UniSea's local safety and security manager. "We've been waiting for the Department of Corrections (DOC)."