After enduring months of forgone income and uncertainty, businesses in Alaska are hoping to welcome back customers and move to full capacity. Restaurants are reopening, doctors are scheduling non-emergency appointments, and businesses all over the state are reconnecting with clients and customers.
But with increased interaction and exposure comes the risk of catching coronavirus. For businesses to reopen with confidence—especially after months of severely reduced income—they need assurance that they will not get hit with unexpected, expensive lawsuits if employees or customers are potentially exposed to coronavirus.
Read the latest on the effort to protect Alaska businesses and get our state back to work safely!
- “Liability protection for COVID-19” by Dave Spokely in Ketchikan Daily News on August 13, 2020
- “Alaska businesses need COVID-19 liability protection now” by Quinn Townsend for Alaska Policy Forum on August 4, 2020
- “Alaska’s small businesses need liability protection now” by Thor Stacey in the Anchorage Daily News on July 4, 2020
- “Back to Business liability legislation gains legs in the Senate” by Sarah Ulmer in Y’all Politics on June 23, 2020
- “Opinion: Amid reopening, small businesses should be more protected from liability” by Peggy Ann McConnochie in the Juneau Empire on August 16, 2020
- “Liability protection is necessary for Alaska businesses” by Win Gruening in the Anchorage Daily News on August 18, 2020
This page will be updated regularly.