Alaska Stat. § 09.58.070

Current through Chapter 3 of the 2024 Legislative Session
Section 09.58.070 - Employee protection for retaliation
(a) An employee of a medical assistance provider who is discharged, demoted, suspended, threatened, harassed, or discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment by the employee's employer because of lawful acts done by the employee on behalf of the employee or others in furtherance of an action under this chapter, including investigation for, initiation of, testimony for or assistance in an action filed or to be filed under this chapter, is entitled to the same relief authorized under AS 39.90.120.
(b) Notwithstanding (a) of this section, a state employee who is discharged, demoted, suspended, threatened, harassed, or discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment because of lawful acts done by the employee on behalf of the employee or in furtherance of an action under AS 09.58.010 - 09.58.060, including investigation, initiation of, testimony for or assistance in an action filed or to be filed under AS 09.58.010 - 09.58.060, is entitled to relief under AS 39.90.100 - 39.90.150 (Alaska Whistleblower Act).
(c) A person may not bring an action under this section unless the action is commenced not later than three years after the date the employee was subject to retaliation under (a) or (b) of this section.

AS 09.58.070

Amended by SLA 2016, ch. 25,sec. 20, eff. 7/1/2019.
Added by SLA 2016, ch. 25,sec. 18, eff. 6/21/2016.