Most Recent Blog Entries

Legal

Duty Under Open Records After Elections and Appointments

Now that things have settled down at city hall, it is time to talk about open records and open meetings.

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HR

EEOC Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccination

The EEOC released new guidance addressing questions of how to implement a policy of mandatory vaccination of employees without running afoul of established employment laws.

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HR

New Congressional Stimulus Bill on State and Local Government

A new Congressional bill intended to further blunt the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to dominate the news.

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HR

DOT Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Deadline is January 5, 2021

The deadline for conducting annual limited queries for DOT employees, as required by the Dept. of Transportation Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, is midnight January 5, 2021.

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Legal

Holiday Bonuses - To Give or Not to Give, That is the Question

Snow is falling and the holidays are here. KLC has received several inquiries from cities interested in what limitations they have in giving bonuses.

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HR

First Steps to Success for Newly Elected Officials

Many cities across the state are preparing for newly elected officials to begin serving on January 1.

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Legal

Governor Issued Executive Order Containing New Restrictions

Governor Andy Beshear issued Executive Order 2020-968 on November 18, 2020, which contains new restrictions to combat the rapid increase in COVID-19 cases.

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HR

Six Ways to Show Employees You Are Thankful

During November, we spend more time reflecting on all the things that we are thankful for, why not take time to reflect on how thankful you are for your outstanding employees.

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Legal

Attorney General Defends Attack on CALGA

Attorney General Daniel Cameron filed a motion to intervene in a civil action in defense of the Claims Against Local Governments Act (CALGA).

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Legal

Governor Establishes Criteria to Resume Utility Cutoffs November

Municipal utilities may resume service cutoffs for nonpayment effective November 6, 2020.

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Legal

Beware…Do You Have Zombies In Your Midst?

With Halloween around the corner, the KLC Municipal Law Dept. thought this might be a good time to remind you about a spooky problem that may be lurking deep in your city.

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HR

Daylight Savings Time Ends on Sunday, November 1, 2020

Employers Should Prepare for Possible Overtime

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HR

Are You Ready for the 2020 Election?

While you’re preparing for the return of the polls, be sure to review your city’s voting leave policy, as well as Kentucky law to ensure an understanding of the requirements.

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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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