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Involuntary Terminations: Alaska

Involuntary Terminations requirements for other states

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

Author: Thomas M. Daniel, Perkins Coie LLP


  • The Alaska Whistleblower Protection Act shields certain employees from retaliation if they engage in certain legally protected activities. See Alaska Whistleblower Protection Act.
  • Alaska does not have its own version of the federal WARN Act, but the state has enacted legislation that is intended to work in conjunction with the WARN Act. Specific contact information for the state dislocated worker unit is provided in the content below. See Layoffs, Reductions in Force and Plant Closings.