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HR

Daylight Saving Time Ends Nov. 6

Employers Should Prepare for Possible Overtime

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Member Relations

Affordable Housing: Where Does Your City Stand?

The issue of homelessness is becoming more visible with unhoused/unsheltered individuals on the streets, but other aspects of the housing crisis are often hidden.

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HR

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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Legal

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and KLC wants to remind our members of the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies.

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HR

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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HR

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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Legal

Is Your Committee Complying with the Open Meetings Act?

The Open Meetings Act establishes a right of access to public meetings.

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Legal

Mental Health Conditions and the FMLA

The Family and Medical Leave Act obligates all public entities, including cities, to provide FMLA. However, not every city will have eligible employees.

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Member Relations

Is There a Grant for That?

Funding is Available for All Kinds of City Projects

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Member Relations

Worth the Price Check

Cities Can Save through the Cabinet of Finance and Administration

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Member Relations

Arbor Day is April 29

"Urban forestry” sounds like a contradiction in terms. How can a place be a green space and an urban space at the same time?

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Community & Economic Development

Cultivating Relationships & Building Connections

How important is it to know your audience and to be able to read the room?

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Legal

CDL Requirements

Since February 7, 2022, cities have had and will continue to have a far more difficult time securing licensing for entry-level CDL drivers.

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Member Relations

Post City Jobs for Free

KLC has Several Services Focused on Workforce and Hiring

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Legal

Call to the Post – Don’t Forget to Set Elected Official Pay

KRS 83A.070(1) requires that a city’s legislative body set the compensation of elected city officers by ordinance by the first Monday of May in the year.

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HR

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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