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Other Leaves: Alaska

Other Leaves requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Gloria Ju


  • Alaska currently does not require state family and medical leave for private sector employees. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • An employee may not be fired or penalized for absences related to jury duty. See Jury Duty Leave.
  • An employer may not refuse to allow an employee time off to vote if the employee does not have two consecutive hours outside of work hours in which to vote. See Voting Leave.
  • An employer must provide a leave of absence in order for an employee to perform his or her military service. See Military Leave.
  • An employer may not penalize a crime victim who must testify in a court proceeding. See Crime Victim's Leave.
  • While Alaska does not have a domestic violence leave law, a victim of domestic violence may qualify for leave under a federal law. See Domestic Violence Victim's Leave.