With only 404 total positive test results, 44 hospitalizations, and 10 deaths statewide during the pandemic as of May 22, 2020, Alaska took a big step forward in reopening its economy and lifting restrictions on social interaction. Accordingly, during a recent press conference, Governor Mike Dunleavy announced that phase III
Articles about Alaska Labor And Employment Law.
An employer did not breach the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing under Alaska law for terminating an employee for allegedly falsifying prescription drug records, the Alaska Supreme Court has ruled. Beach v. Handforth-Kome, No. 6845 (Alaska Nov. 29, 2013). Although the employee argued that the employer’s investigation was unfair, the Court found the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing did not require the employer to provide her with additional protections, beyond that in the employee handbook. The Court also rejected the employee’s claim for retaliatory discharge.