The Alaska Native Justice Center is one of six organizations nationwide to be honored with the 2019 Paul H. Chapman Award from the Foundation for the Improvement of Justice.
Alaska Governor Michael J. Dunleavy accepted the resignation of Public Defender Quinlan Steiner effective immediately and named Beth Goldstein of Anchorage as Acting Public Defender.
It’s no secret—staying in compliance with all the laws that apply to employment relationships is like trying to round up a herd of cats. Or, here in Alaska—a herd of lynx.
For more than sixty years, the US Department of Labor has held that certain executive, administrative, and professional employees, and other highly compensated individuals performing non-manual labor are exempt from the minimum wage and overtime pay protections under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).