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Employee Requirements for Wage Claims:
Patience and cooperation from both you and the employer
are necessary to the successful and fair handling of your claim.
Employer Requirements for Wage Claims:
The employer must pay the employee at least once a month on regular paydays.
If employment is terminated by the employer, regardless of the cause the termination, payment is due within three working days after the termination. If the employment is terminated by the employee, payment is due at the next regular pay day that is at least three days after the employer received notice of the employee's termination of services.
Deductions from Wages
An employer may not withhold, deduct or divert any part of an employee's pay except for:
An employer must keep an accurate record of an employee's name, address and occupation, daily and weekly hours worked, and the wages paid each pay period. The records must be kept for three years.
If an employer has more than three employees, overtime must be paid at one and one-half times the straight-time rate for any hours worked over eight in a day or 40 straight time hours in a week (if non-exempt) employee.
Alaska's minimum wage is $7.15 per hour as of 01/01/2003.