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Reemployment of Retired Police Officers

Cities can hire qualified retired police officers without having to pay employer retirement contributions or insurance reimbursements.

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Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act: Notice Deadline is July 26

Cities must comply with the updated statute. Access the new poster.

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Meals and Rest Breaks

How does the Kentucky Labor Cabinet define employee breaks?

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Phone Etiquette at Work

We all use our phones at work, but cities may find it necessary to establish phone policies.

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Record Retention-Should They Stay or Should They Go?

Do you know the requirements for retention of documents, recordings, electronic messages, social media and more?

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Child Labor Laws and Summer Hiring

Before hiring teens, be sure to freshen up on child labor laws and requirements. The penalties are steep if you don’t follow them!

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Drug Testing for Public Employees

An effective drug and alcohol policy benefits both the city and the employee.

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Cell Phones in the Workplace

The use of mobile devices in the workplace is more popular than ever before. Cities may find it necessary to enforce proper mobile phone etiquette at work.

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Spring Forward … Straight time or overtime?

The arrival of daylight-saving time requires clocks to be moved forward one hour at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 10 means changes to work hour calculations for some employees.

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Changes to Kentucky Labor Law Posters as of February 2019

Several Required Employee Posters have Changed and Must be Updated.

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Federal Transit Administration Raises Random Drug Testing Rates

ALERT! Federal Transit Administration Raises Random Drug Testing Rates to 50% for 2019

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Mileage Reimbursement

IRS Raises Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2019

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Straight time or overtime? Daylight Savings Time Ends on Sunday, November 4, 2018

Weekly HR News - Straight time or overtime? Daylight Savings Time Ends on Sunday, November 4, 2018 Clocks turn back Sunday, November 4 and employees on duty from 2 a.m. &ndash...

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Are You Ready for Election Day?

Are You Ready for Election Day? Everyone is gearing up for Election Day on November 6th, and while you’re preparing for the return of the polls, be sure to communicate your city’s voting leave policy with emp...

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OSHA’s New Interpretation of Post-Accident Drug/Alcohol Testing

OSHA’s New Interpretation of Post-Accident Drug/Alcohol Testing On October 11, 2018, OSHA clarified its position regarding post-incident d...

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