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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on June 11, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Alaska, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Resources website or the governor's COVID-19 Resources website

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Description of Program and Relief

Alaska Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

This program provides employees with 12 weeks of job-protected leave to take care of oneself or a loved one because of a serious health condition. Although no specific guidance has issued with respect to COVID-19, persons adversely impacted by COVID-19 and meet general eligibility requirements should be qualified to apply.

Government or Lead Agency

Alaska Department of Administration

Dates Available

Effective immediately.

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions

Employees must have worked for at least one year, and for 1,250 hours over the previous 12 months.

Employees may only request leave pursuant to a limited set of reasons involving serious health injury and may be required to give advance notice of leave, as well as medical documentation.

Application Deadlines (If Applicable)

N/A

Contact for More Information

N/A

List of Additional Information

For more information, please visit:

https://doa.alaska.gov/dop/fileadmin/Payroll/pdf/FMLARightsResponsibilities.pdf

https://doa.alaska.gov/dop/Payroll/familyLeave/ https://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/wgwkstnd/fmla.htm


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