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HR

How to Identify Workplace Violence

The statistics regarding workplace violence continue to rise.

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HR

Form I-9 Expires August 31

However, until further notice employers should continue to use the existing Form I-9 for employment eligibility verification.

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HR

Overtime Law Changes on the Horizon

Preparation and Patience: Department of Labor Overtime Law on the Horizon but Not Final

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Legal

Are Financial Statements Really Necessary? Yes!

Understanding the penalties a city could face for the failure to submit these statements.

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HR

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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Finance

Municipal Bonds: What Every City Official Should Know

How will your city be able to afford all the costs associated with the necessary projects and still maintain all services?

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HR

Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act: Notice Deadline is July 26

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

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HR

Meals and Rest Breaks

How does the Kentucky Labor Cabinet define employee breaks?

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Research

In the Summer Heat, Keep Cool at City Meetings

Keys to Effective, Efficient City Meetings

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Legal

Fair and Festival Alcohol Guidelines

Summer festival season is here. This guide outlines how alcohol may be sold at fairs and festivals.

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HR

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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Legal

Fireworks Ordinances

State Laws on fireworks have been greatly expanded in recent years. Are your local ordinances clearly defined?

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Legal

Cities Encouraged to Ensure Accurate Boundary Maps for Census

These boundaries will once again be used to determine city population totals in the 2020 Decennial Census.

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Communications

At Attention! Proper Flag Etiquette

Do you and your employees know the proper way to treat the U.S. flag?

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Community Development

Engaging the Public: It's Personal

The best way to encourage citizen involvement is through personal contact.

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