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.

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Summary of Alaska Wage and Hour Act 	
Effective January 1, 2018, the Alaska minimum wage shall be $9. 84 per hour. 
Alaska Statute 23.10.050  – 23.10.150 establishes minimum wage and overtime pay 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 
♦  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 
♦  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 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 
♦  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 
♦  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 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 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 
p art 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 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 
♦  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:   Anchorage .LSS [email protected]  
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  January 201 8      	
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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 It's your Right to Know - Safety and Health Protection on the Job Job Safety Law
Mandatory Summary of Alaska Child Labor Law Child Labor Law

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