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Workplace Bullying Training
APEA is offering a Stop Workplace Bullying training in Wasilla and Anchorage.
Class title: Stop Workplace Bullying
How to register: email Aknight@apea-aft.org

Date: August 22, 2019
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Address: Fire Station 61, 101 W. Swanson Ave., Training Room No. 1, Wasilla, AK

Date: September 19, 2019
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Anchorage Field Office
Address: 3310 Arctic Blvd., Ste 200, Anchorage, AK

Register early as seating availabilty is limited

Employee Assistance Program

The Alaska Care Employee Assistance Program is a free confidential counseling service available to SU members.  You may find useful in coping with being back at work after the earthquake.

Online Courses Available
Rapid Learning Institute short online courses available now on LearnAlaska for all State Employees. Each online module is approximately five to thirteen minutes in length and comes with supporting materials that you can use individually or as a team. To access the courses just login to LearnAlaska and search for “Rapid” to find all the Rapid Learning Institute courses.
For more information go to =>Training

How to Find Your Legislator

If you have questions about your district or legislator, contact your local or regional Legislative Information Office (LIO) for more information.

See legislators by district.

Flu Shots
Flu shots are covered, but are considered preventative service - under the medical plan, not the pharmacy plan. This means if you get them at your doc’s office, they are a covered service. Getting them at the pharmacy did not used to be a way to get them covered and paid for on the spot. Great news! Pharmacies - in limited locations - have a special contract that allows them to direct bill AETNA and our medical plan.

If you already got a flu shot one of the other pharmacies that does not yet have an agreement with the State and AETNA, you may send the receipt in for reimbursement to AETNA under your medical plan.

If you have not yet received your flu shot, you may get them at the following pharmacies in Alaska:
- Walgreens Pharmacy (the only pharmacy which can provide the high dose and FluMist vaccines)
- Target Pharmacy
- Carr’s Pharmacy

The FluMist vaccine (nasal spray) is approved for members age 2 to 49 and is also considered a preventive service. Anyone outside of that age group would be considered experimental and not covered.

Wellness Programs

AlaskaCare provides a variety of Employee Health Plan Wellness programs and assessments.

Catastrophic Leave
We have a “Catastrophic Leave” account that is maintained by our union for our members to access in times of extreme need and/or extended absence from the job due primarily to FMLA issues.   For more information go to => Form


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