Alaska Free Printable Minimum Wage Law Posters Summary of Alaska Wage & Hour Act Poster Required

The Summary of Alaska Wage & Hour Act is a minimum wage law poster by the Alaska Department Of Labor and Workforce Development. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Alaska, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.

This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place and describes minimum wage, exceptions to the minimum wage law, rules for overtime, exceptions to overtime if certain conditions are met and recordkeeping that must be done by employers. Must be printed on two sheets and the pages must be taped or pasted together to form an 11" x 17" poster. The Alaska Wage and Hour Act details that as of 2019, all employees in the state of Alaska must be paid no less than $9.89 per hour. Employees are prohibited from working over 40 hours per week and more than 8 hours per day. It is a requirement for all employers shall hold onto records involving payroll history for each employee for at least 3 years.

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Summary of Alaska Wage and Hour Act	 	
Effective January 1, 201	9, the Alaska minimum wage shall be $9.	89 per hour	. 	
Alaska  Statute  23.10.050 	– 23.10.150  establishes  minimum  wage  and  overtime  p	ay  standards  for  employment  sub	ject  to  its  provisions.  These 	standards  are 	
generally  applicable  to  all  employees.  School  bus  drivers,  however,  shall	 receive  at  least  two	 times  the  Alaska  minimum  wage. 	Other  exceptions  to  the 	
minimum wage requirement follow.	 	
Alaska minimum wage 	and overtime requirements do	 not apply 	to any individual employed as follows:	 	
 In agriculture; 	 	
 In the taking of aquatic life; or the hand picking of shrimp;	 	
 In  domestic  service  (including  babysitting)  in  or  about  a  private 
 By U.S., state or local government	s (i.e., political subdivisions)	; 	
 In  voluntary  service 	in  the	 nonprofit 	activities  of  a  religious, 	
charitable,  cemet	ery,  educational 	or  other  nonprofit  organization	 	
which	 are related only to the organization’s nonprofit activities	; 	
 In a bona fide executive,	 professi	onal or administrative capacity	 as 	
defined 	in regulations  of  the  Commissioner  of  L	abor  and 	
Workforce  Development  and 	in  the  FLSA; 	or  in  certain  computer 	
occupations,  or 	as  an  outside  salesman	, or 	as 	any  salesman 	
working on a straight	 commission 	basis;	 	
 Youth  under  age  18  employed  part	-time  for  not	 more  than  30 	
hours in any week;	 	
 An  individual  who  is  employed  by  a  motor  vehicle  dealer  and 
whose primary duty is to (a) receive, analyze or reference requests 
for  service,  repair  or  analysis  of  motor  ve	hicles;  (b)  arrange 	
financing  for  the  sale  of  motor  vehicles  and  related  products  and 
services  that  are  part  of  the  sale;  or  (c)  solicit,  sell,  lease  or 
exchange motor vehicles;	 	
 An individual who provides emergency medical services only on a 
voluntary  basi	s;  serves  with  a  full	-time  fire  department  only  on  a 	
voluntary  basis;  or  provides  ski  patro	l  services  on  a  voluntary 	
 A  student  participating  in  a  University  of  Alaska  practicum 
described under AS 14.40.065;	 	
 A  person  licensed  under  AS  08.54  and  who	 is  employed  by  a 	
registered  guide  or  master  guide  licensed  under  AS  08.54  for  the 
first 60 workdays so employed during a calendar year;	 	
 An  independent  taxicab  driver  who  establishes  the  driving  area 
and  hours,  who  contracts  on  a  flat  rate  basis  for  use  of	 the  cab, 	
permit  or  dispatch services,  and  who  is  compensated  solely  by  the 
customers served;	 	
 Solely  as  a  watchman  or  caretaker  on  a  premises  out  of  operation 
for longer than four months;	 	
 In delivery of newspapers to the consumer; 	 	
 In the search for placer	 or hard rock minerals;	 	
 An  individual  engaged  in  activities  for  a  nonprofit  religious, 
charitable,  civic,  cemetery,  recreational  or  educational 
organization  where  the  employer	-employee  relationship  does  not, 	
in  fact,  exist,  and  where  services  rendered  to  t	he  organization 	
under  a  work  activity  requirement  of  AS 47.27  (Alaska  temporary 
assistance program);	 	
 By a nonprofit educational or child care facility to serve in place of 
a  parent  of  children  in  residence  if  the  employment  requires 
residence  at  the  facili	ty  and  is  compensated  on  a  cash  basis 	
exclusive  of  room  and  board  at  an  annual  rate  of  not  less  than  
$10,000 for an unmarried person; or 	$15,000 for a married couple.	 	
Overtime Hours	 	
The standard work	week 	shall not exceed 40 hours per week or eight hours per 	day. Should an employer find it necessary to employ an employee in excess of 	
these standards, overtime hours shall be compensated at the rate of one and one	-half times the regular rate of pay.	 	 	
Compensa	tion at the overtime rate is not required in the following cases:	 	
 By  an  employer  who  employs  three  or  fewer  people  in  the  regular 
course of business;	  	
 An  individual  employed  in  handling,  packing,  storing, 
pasteurizing,  drying,  cann	ing,  or  preparing  in  their  raw  or  natural 	
state  agricultural  or  horticultural  commodities  for  market,  or  in 
making cheese, butter or other dairy products; 	 	
 Agricultural employees; 	 	
 An employee employed as a s	eamen;	 	
 Workers  engaged  in  planting  or  tending 	trees,  cruising,  surveying, 	
bucking  or  felling  timber,  preparing  or  transporting  logs  or  other 
forestry  products  to  the  mill,  processing  plant,  railroad  or  other 
transportation  terminal  if  the  total  number  of  employees  in  such 
lumber operations does not ex	ceed 12;	 	
 An  individual  employed  as  an  outside  buyer  of  poultry,  eggs, 
cream or milk in their raw or natural state;	 	
 Hospital  employees  whose  duties  include  the provision  of  medical 
 An employee under a flexible work hour plan which is included as 
part of a collective bargaining agreement;	 	
 An employee under a voluntary flexible work plan if the employee 
and  employer  have  signed  a  written  agreement  which  has  been 
approved  by  the  Department	 (Overtime  rates  must  be  paid  for 	
work  over  40  hours  a  week  and 	over  the  hours  specified  on  the 	
flexible  work	 hour	 plan  not  included  in  a  collective  bargaining 	
agreement)	; 	
 A  community  health  aide  employed  by  a  local  or  regional  health 
organization as those	 terms are defined in AS 18.28.100;	 	
 Work  performed  by 	certain 	flat	-rate  mechanic	s primarily  engaged 	
in servicing automobiles, light trucks, and motor homes, subject to 
certain and specific provisions (see AS 23.10.060(d)(17));	 	
 An  employee  of  a  small  minin	g  operation  where  not  more  than  12 	
people  are  employed,  as  long  as  the  individual  is  not  employed  in 
excess of 12 hours per day or 56 hours per week during a period of 
not more than 14 workweeks in the aggregate in any calendar year 
during the mining seaso	n; 	
 An  employee  employed  in  connection  with  publication  of  a 
weekly,  semiweekly  or  daily  newspaper  with  a  circulation  of  l	ess 	
than 1000;	 	
 Casual  employees  as  defined  by  regulations  of  the  Commissioner 
of Labor and Workforce Development;	 	
 A  line  haul  truck 	driver  for  a  trip  exceeding  100  road  miles  one 	
way if the driver’s pay includes overtime pay	 for work in excess of 	
40  hours  per 	week  or  eigh	t  hours  per 	day,  and 	if the  rate  of pay  is 	
comparable to the minimum wage;	 	
 Work  performed  by  an  employee  under  a  vol	untary  written 	
agreement addressing the trading of work shifts among employees, 
if  employed  by  an  air  carrier  subject  to  subchapter  II  of  the 
Railway  Labor  Act  (45  U.S.C.181	-188),  including  employment  as 	
a  customer  service  representative,  subject  to  certai	n  provisions 	
(see AS 23.10.060(d)(18));	 	
 Work  performed  by  a  flight  crew  member  employed  by  an  air 
carrier subject to 45 U.S.C. 181	-188 (subchapter II of the Railway 	
Labor Act);	 	
 A  switchboard  operator  employed  in  a  public  telephone  exchange 
that has fewer t	han 750 stations;	 	
 An  employee  in  otherwise  exempted  employment  or  a  proprietor 
in  a  retail  or  service  establishment  engaged  in  handling 
telegraphic,  telephone  or  radio  messages  under  an  agency  or 
contract  arrangement  with  a  telegraph  or  communications 
comp	any where the telegraph message or communications revenue 	
of the agency does not exceed $500/month	. 	 NOTE: 	This  is  not  a  complete  list  of  exemptions  to  minimum  wage  and  overtime  provisions.  Refer  to  AS  23.10.055  and	 AS	 23.10.060. 	The  above  text  is 	
intended for informational purposes only and is not to be construed as having the effect of law.	 	 
Inquiries  should  be  made  to:  Wage  and  Hour  Administration,  Alaska  Department  of  Labor  and  Workforce  Development,	 1251	 Muldoon  Roa	d,  Suite  113, 	
Anchorage, AK 99504	  Phone: 	(907) 269	-4909	  Email: 	 [email protected]	 	 	
An employer shall keep for a period of at least three years all payroll information and records for each employee at the plac	e of employment	. 	  
Revised 	October	 201	8  	 	 	 	Post in	 a Prominent Place

Other Alaska Labor Law Posters 5 PDFS

There are an additional four optional and mandatory Alaska labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.

Poster Name Poster Type
Mandatory Notice to Employees - Unemployment Insurance Unemployment Law
Mandatory Emergency Information Miscellaneous Law
Mandatory Summary of Alaska Wage & Hour Act Minimum Wage Law
Mandatory Safety and Health Protection on the Job Poster Job Safety Law
Mandatory Alaska Sexual Harassment Poster General Labor Law Poster

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