Alaska

Code Section
39.90.100 to .150

Prohibited Activity
Discharge, threaten, disqualify or otherwise discriminate for actual or expected reports to a public body or for
participating in court action, investigation, hearing or inquiry held by public body on matter of public concern

Public or Private Employees
Public

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
Civil action for punitive damages as well as other appropriately found relief; a municipality isn’t liable if it adopts an ordinance that provides similar protections

Penalties
Civil fine, maximum $10,000

Code Section
18.60.088, .089, .095

Prohibited Activity
Can not discharge or discriminate if employee or representative files a complaint, institutes proceeding or testifies
regarding a violation of safety or health standard that threatens physical harm or imminent danger

Public or Private Employees
Private

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
Yes

Remedies
May file complaint with commissioner of health and safety within 30 days of the violation to get reinstatement, back pay, and other appropriate relief

Penalties
N/A


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