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IRS Raises Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rate for 2022

For cities that use the IRS rate to reimburse employees and elected officials for mileage, be aware that on January 1, 2022, the IRS will raise the reimbursement rate.

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Pre-Employment Background Checks

When hiring a new employee, the city may need to request additional information to make an informed decision.

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Kentucky’s ‘Safety and Health on the Job’ Poster Updated

The Kentucky Department of Labor released an updated Kentucky Safety and Health on the Job poster in September which must be prominently displayed in the workplace.

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Daylight Savings Time Ends on Sunday, November 7, 2021

Employers Should Prepare for Possible Overtime

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What Types of Events Qualify for Leave Under FMLA? Part 2 of 3

This article will look at the final two qualifications for leave regarding military exigencies and military caregiver leave.

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What Types of Events Qualify for Leave Under the FMLA Part 1 of 2

This article focuses on the three that are not military-related, which will be reviewed in the next article.

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What is the Family and Medical Leave Act?

Does My City Have to Provide It?

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New OSHA Compliance Requirements

OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard and Emergency Responders

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Cell Phones in the Workplace

While cell phones have become more popular than ever, their use may have some negative effects in the workplace.

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Changes to Adoption Leave Law

Kentucky employers should prepare for possible changes to their personnel policies regarding adoption leave to ensure adoptive parents receive their entitled leave.

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Get Required Workplace Posters at No Charge

Kentucky statutes and federal regulations require that certain posters or notices be posted in a conspicuous area in the workplace.

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COVID-19 Tax Credits May Be Available

The IRS updated its guidance last week, which indicates that many state and local governmental bodies such as municipalities, may now be eligible to claim a tax credit.

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How to Identify Workplace Violence Before It Turns Deadly

Unfortunately, the statistics regarding workplace violence continue to rise. Employers must take steps now to prevent such tragic situations from occurring.

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Open Meetings and Personnel Issues

The Open Meetings Act requires meetings of public agencies, including a city’s legislative body, to be open to the public.

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Spring Forward … Straight time or Overtime?

That can be the question when clocks are set forward one hour on March 14

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Closing the Office During Inclement Weather

With the crazy weather over the past seven days, many cities have closed city hall due to weather related issues.

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