Alaska Statutes.
Title 44. State Government
Chapter 12. Holidays, Agency Office Hours, and Official Language
Section 10. Legal Holidays.
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AS 44.12.010. Legal Holidays.

(a) The following days are legal holidays:

(1) the first of January, known as New Year's Day;

(2) the third Monday of January, known as Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday as provided in (b) of this section;

(3) the third Monday in February, known as Presidents' Day;

(4) the last Monday of March, known as Seward's Day;

(5) the last Monday in May, known as Memorial Day;

(6) the fourth of July, known as Independence Day;

(7) the first Monday in September, known as Labor Day;

(8) the 18th of October, known as Alaska Day;

(9) the 11th of November, known as Veterans' Day;

(10) the fourth Thursday in November, known as Thanksgiving Day;

(11) the 25th of December, known as Christmas Day;

(12) every Sunday;

(13) every day designated by public proclamation by the President of the United States or the governor of the state as a legal holiday.

(b) For employment purposes, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday is a legal holiday for state employees who

(1) are not covered by a collective bargaining agreement; or

(2) are covered by a collective bargaining agreement whose terms

(A) include by name Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday; or

(B) have been amended to substitute a holiday on the third Monday of January for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday in place of another paid holiday.

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