Hours Worked: Alaska
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Gloria Ju
- Alaska follows the federal Fair Labor Standards Act in defining hours worked. See Overview.
- Adult employees are not statutorily entitled to break periods, but minors under 18 are. See Break Periods.
- On-call and standby or waiting time must be included in overtime calculations. See Waiting Time and On-Call Time.
- Employer-required drug and alcohol testing is considered work time. See Drug Testing.