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The Summary of Alaska Wage & Hour Act is a labor law posters 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 2023, all employees in the state of Alaska must be paid no less than $10.85 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, 2024, the Alaska minimum wage shall be $ 11.73 per hour . 
 	
 
Alaska Statute 23.10.050  – 23.10.150 establishes minimum wage and overtime p ay standards for employment subject 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 
home;  
♦  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 vehicles; (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 basis; serves with a full -time fire department only on a 
voluntary basis; or provides ski patrol services on a voluntary 
basis;    ♦
 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 the 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 facility 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 workweek  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. 
 	
Compensation 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, canning, 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 exceed 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 
services;  
♦  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 mechanics  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 mining 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 season;  
♦  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 voluntary 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 certain 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 than 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 
company 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 , Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development,  1251  Muldoon Road, Suite 113, Anchorage, AK 
99504   Phone:  (907) 269- 4900   Email:   [email protected]  
 	
Recordkeeping	 	
An employer shall keep for a period of at least three years all payroll information and records for each employee at the place of employment	. 	 
 
Revised  December  20 23      	
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