Alaska Statutes.
Title 23. Labor and Workers' Compensation
Chapter 10. Employment Practices and Working Conditions
Section 655. Disciplinary Procedures.
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AS 23.10.655. Disciplinary Procedures.

(a) An employer may take adverse employment action based on

(1) a positive drug test or alcohol impairment test result that indicates a violation of the employer's written policy;

(2) the refusal of an employee or prospective employee to provide a drug testing sample; or

(3) the refusal of an employee to provide an alcohol impairment testing sample.

(b) Adverse employment action under (a) of this section may include

(1) a requirement that the employee enroll in an employer provided or employer approved rehabilitation, treatment, or counseling program; the program may include additional drug testing and alcohol impairment testing; the employer may require participation in the program as a condition of employment; costs of participating in the program may or may not be covered by the employer's health plan or policies;

(2) suspension of the employee, with or without pay, for a designated period of time;

(3) termination of employment;

(4) in case of drug testing, refusal to hire a prospective employee; and

(5) other adverse employment action.

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