Public employers must honor a pregnant employee’s request for a temporary transfers to a job that is less strenuous or less hazardous, when the transfer is recommended by a health care provider and the employee is qualified to perform the duties of the job.
ALASKA STAT. § 39.20.520 (2013).
Pregnancy treated as a “disability”:
Public employers must afford pregnant employees “the same employment benefits and privileges that the employer grants to other employees with similar ability to work who are not so affected.”
ALASKA STAT. § 39.20.500(a).
State law banning pregnancy discrimination:
Alaska's Human Rights Law prohibits employers from discriminating on the basis of pregnancy.
ALASKA STAT. § 18.80.220 (2013).