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HR

Update on Payroll Tax Deferral

Limited Guidance Issued on the Payroll Tax Deferral Beginning September 1, 2020

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Community Development

COVID 19: Making It Easier for Businesses to Thrive in Your City

Part 3 in a Three-Part Series: COVID-19 Recovery Plans for Kentucky Cities

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Community Development

COVID 19: What’s Next for Local Businesses and City Budgets?

While we wait for a COVID-19 cure or vaccine, now is the time to address the impact of this double whammy to city revenues.

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HR

OSHA Guidance to Reduce Vehicle Crashes and Help Your Bottom Line

Every 12 minutes someone dies in a motor vehicle crash, every 10 seconds an injury occurs and every 5 seconds a crash occurs.

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Community Development

COVID-19 Recovery Plans for Kentucky Cities: Immediate Needs

This is part one of a three-part series which also includes "What's Next" and "Making it Easy for Businesses to Thrive in Your City."

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HR

Drug Testing Issues During the Current COVID-19: Updated July 6

Employers should check back often for additional changes.

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Research

It’s Property Tax Rate Setting Season

Kentucky cities must adopt a new ordinance each year that sets the city’s real property tax rate.

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Communications

Hitting the Road: Now is the Time to Market Your City

People are ready to get outside and stay safe. Could your city be their destination?

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HR

Supreme Court Upholds Employment Protections

Cities should review their Equal Opportunity Employment policy to ensure it is current and accurate.

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Research

Kentucky Cities Continue Population Growth

Since 2010, Kentucky cities have grown more than three times as fast as areas outside of cities.

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HR

Cities Should Consider Healthy-at-Work Guidelines for Employees

KLC provides a sample policy and resources to help get started.

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HR

Drug Testing Issues During the Current COVID-19 Outbreak

As with everything else right now, changes to requirements tend to happen very quickly and without much notice.

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Communications

Virtual Etiquette: Best Behavior in the Cyber Age

Video conferencing and virtual meetings have become a fact of life for all types of businesses including city government.

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Research

Kentucky Cities Could Face an $85 Million Budget Shortfall.

Budgets must be balanced by June 30, 2020, so cities will soon be forced to reduce services and cut expenditures if Congress does not act.

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HR

UPDATED: New Kentucky Travel Guidelines Released

The court ruling complicates application of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act.

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HR

Yes or No: COVID-19 Testing Before Employees Enter Work?

The ADA requires that any mandatory medical test of employees be "job related and consistent with business necessity."

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