Alaska: Minimum Wage Increase and Paid Sick Leave Initiative

This amendment would increase the minimum wage in the state of Alaska to $15 per hour by July 1st, 2027. It would also allow employees to accrue a certain amount of sick leave depending on how many employees their employer has. Currently, the minimum wage in Alaska is $11.73. 

According to Alaska law, in order for this constitutional amendment to pass, it will need to receive a simple majority of 50.01% of the vote from Alaska voters. To learn more about this initiative and what will be on Alaska’s ballot, visit Ballotpedia or contact your local division of elections.