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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 23. Labor and Workers' Compensation
- Chapter 20. Alaska Employment Security Act
- Section 5. Purpose.
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AS 23.20.005. Purpose.
- (a) This chapter shall be liberally construed to accomplish its purposes to promote employment security by increasing
opportunities for placement through the maintenance of a system of public employment offices and to provide through the
accumulation of reserves for the payment of compensation to individuals with respect to their unemployment.
- (b) The legislature declares its intention to provide for carrying out the purposes of this chapter in cooperation with
the appropriate agencies of other states and the federal government, as part of a nationwide employment security
program, and particularly to provide for meeting the requirements of Title III of the Federal Social Security Act, the
requirements of 26 U.S.C. 3303 and 3304 (Federal Unemployment Tax Act, Internal Revenue Code), and the Act of Congress
approved June 6, 1933, entitled "An Act to provide for the establishment of a national employment system and for
cooperation with the states in the promotion of such system, and for other purposes" (cited in this chapter as the
Wagner-Peyser Act), and Title IV of the Act of Congress approved June 22, 1944, each as amended, in order to obtain for
this state and its citizens the grants and privileges available under the federal Act. Doubt as to the proper
construction of a provision of this chapter shall be resolved in favor of conformity with the requirements of the
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