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Daylight Saving Time Ends Nov. 6

Employers Should Prepare for Possible Overtime

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How to Write a Job Description

Every position in your city should have a job description that establishes the main points and essential qualifications.

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The Importance of Up-to-Date Job Descriptions

Even though there are no state or federal requirements for job descriptions, employers can avoid many legal issues if postings are current and properly drafted.

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EEOC Updates COVID-19 Guidance

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its COVID-19 guidance on July 12, 2022, coinciding with the resurgence in COVID-19 cases.

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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 13.

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DOL Increases Fines Related to Workplace Posters

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) increased the maximum fine for failure to comply with federal notice and posting requirements.

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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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