COVID-19 Legal Update: Alaska
Workers' Compensation Administrative board/ commission
How does the state define an occupational disease?
AS 23.30.395. (24) "injury" means accidental injury or death arising out of and in the course of employment, and an occupational disease or infection that arises naturally out of the employment or that naturally or unavoidably results from an accidental injury; "injury" includes breakage or damage to eyeglasses, hearing aids, dentures, or any prosthetic devices that function as part of the body and further includes an injury caused by the wilful act of a third person directed against an employee because of the employment.
COVid-19 Specific Laws, agency declarations/ press releases, or enacted regulation?
DWC Bulletin 20-02 : Suspended out of state travel to SIME Drs
February 20, 2020
DWC Bulletin 20-03: Guidance for hearings
March 20, 2020
DOI Announces Emergency Regulations
March 23, 2020
DOI Advisory Alert: Business Interruption Insurance
May 13, 2020
Court Closures & Modified Call
Is the administrative court system closed or open?
Open - Option for telephonic hearing or reschedule.
Does this state have a shelter-in-place in order?
ANY STATE-SPECIFIC GUIDANCE ON DISABILITY, UNEMPLOYMENT, OR HEALTH BENEFITS FOR COVID-19?
Last Updated: 7/14/2020