Alaska Political Activity laws & HR compliance analysis

Alaska Political Activity: What you need to know

Any employee whose work schedule does not provide at least two consecutive hours for voting, either before or after the regular work shift, must be allowed a reasonable amount of time off, with pay, during the workday to vote (AK Stat Sec. 15.56.100). This law applies to all employers, regardless of size.
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State employees have certain enumerated political rights. State law provides that they may (AK Stat. Sec. 39.25.178):
• Be members of political parties.
• Take part in political campaigns.
• Express political opinions (however, they cannot display or distribute partisan political material while on official business).
• Register a party preference.
• Serve as a voting or nonvoting delegate to a party convention.
• Be appointed, nominated, or elected to a nonpartisan public office in a local government unit.
• Make contributions to a political party or candidate for public office.

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Alaska Political Activity Resources

Type Title
Letters Distribution of Literature in Workplace
Policies Voting Policy
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