- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 39. Public Officers and Employees
- Chapter 90. Miscellaneous Provisions
- Section 140. Definitions.
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AS 39.90.140. Definitions.
In AS 39.90.100
- (1) "employee" or "public employee" means a person who performs a service for wages or other remuneration under a contract
of hire, written or oral, express or implied, for a public employer;
- (2) "employer" or "public employer" includes the state, a public or quasi-public corporation or authority established by
state law, the University of Alaska, and a political subdivision of the state including a municipality, school
district, and regional educational attendance area;
- (3) "matter of public concern" means
- (A) a violation of a state, federal, or municipal law, regulation, or ordinance;
- (B) a danger to public health or safety;
- (C) gross mismanagement, a substantial waste of funds, or a clear abuse of authority;
- (D) a matter accepted for investigation by the office of the ombudsman under AS 24.55.100
or 24.55.320; or
- (E) interference or any failure to cooperate with an audit or other matter within the authority of Legislative Budget and
- (4) "public body" includes an officer or agency of
- (A) the federal government;
- (B) the state;
- (C) a political subdivision of the state including
- (i) a municipality;
- (ii) a school district; and
- (iii) a regional educational attendance area;
- (D) a public or quasi-public corporation or authority established by state law including the Alaska Railroad Corporation;
- (E) the University of Alaska.
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