Questions and Answers on Common Employment Questions
Wage and Hour: Answers to Questions Most Often Asked by Employees
Do you have questions about Alaska's labor laws? The answers to this set of questions most often asked by employees may help you.
By: State of Alaska, Wage and Hour Administration Offices
I Have Applied for a Promotion 100 Times, and I Keep Getting Turned Down for No Apparent Reason.
However, when they hire for this position, they are hiring people with fewer skills than I have, or they hire people with whom they have a personal relationship. Is there something I can do?
By: Kathleen Frederick (Member, Alaska Bar Association Employment Law Section)
My Employer Isn't Following Its Own Rules or Handbook. What Do I Do?
My employer has sanctioned, fired, or done something else to me without following its own rules or handbook, and there is no union to help me. What do I do?
By: Ann Gifford (Member, Alaska Bar Association Employment Law Section)
Can My Employer Make Me Take a Drug Test if My Job Does Not Affect the Safety of Others?
By: Helena Hall (Member, Alaska Bar Association Employment Law Section)
I Was Told to Transfer to Another Position or Resign From My Job? Can My Employer Do This?
By: Kimberlee Colbo (Member, Alaska Bar Association Employment Law Section)
Duties That Aren't On My Job Description -- Do Them Or Quit?
Question: I was given job duties to do that aren't on my job description, and I was told to do them or quit. What choice do I have?
Answer: This question has both a practical and a legal answer. Find the details here.
By: Peter Partnow (Member of Alaska Bar Association Employment Law Section)
The ADA: Your Employment Rights as an Individual With a Disability
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) makes it unlawful to discriminate in employment against a qualified individual with a disability. The ADA also outlaws discrimination against individuals with disabilities in state and local government services, public accommodations, transportation and telecommunications. This booklet explains the part of the ADA that prohibits job discrimination.
By: U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission
Disability Law Center
Check out the Disability Law Center of Alaska's new web site! Here you can find news, self-help publications, information on legal decisions, and links to other helpful web sites.
By: Disability Law Center of Alaska
Workplace Fairness: It's Everyone's Job
Workplace Fairness is a web site that provides information, education, and assistance to employees and their advocates.
By: Workplace Fairness
Legal Services for Seniors
Legal services are provided statewide by Alaska Legal Services Corporation to residents that are at least 60 years of age. Services that can be provided are income maintenance, housing, health care, wills, consumer issues, and information and referrals. View the brochure to find out more.
By: Alaska Legal Services Corporation
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