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The Unionization Process: Alaska

The Unionization Process requirements for other states

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

Author: Susan Borowski, Reliable Writing Services


  • Labor relations for most private sector employees fall under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). However, for those employees not covered under the NLRA, Alaska statutes govern labor relations. See Union Organizing.
  • Alaska has a separate statute allowing physicians to negotiate collectively. See Collective Negotiation by Physicians.
  • Alaska is not a "right to work" state. See Right to Work.