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, 2017, 
the Alaska minimum wage shall  be $9.80 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  pri vate 
  By U.S., state or local governments (i.e., political subdivisions); 
  In  voluntary  service  in  the  nonprofit  activities  of  a  religious, 
charitable,  cemetery,  educational  or  other  nonprofit  organization 
which  are related only to the organization’s n onprofit activities; 
  In a bona fide executive, professional or administrative capacity as 
defined  in  regulations  of  the  Commissioner  of  Labor  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 14.40.0 65; 
  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 seamen; 
  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 
  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  less 
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  eight  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  ai r 
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/mon th.  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  Road,  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 place of employment . Revised January 2017   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 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

View all 5 Alaska labor law posters

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