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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 changed 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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Legal

Youth Camp Update (Again!)

Important news regarding hiring for youth camps.

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Legal

Fair and Festival Alcohol Guidelines

Step-by-Step: A How to Guide for Cities

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Legal

Election Day Alcohol Sales

The primary election is on May 21. Here's a reminder on the laws governing the sale of alcohol.

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HR

Child Labor Laws and Summer Hiring

Before hiring teens, be sure to freshen up on child labor laws and requirements. The penalties are steep if you don’t follow them!

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HR

Drug Testing for Public Employees

An effective drug and alcohol policy benefits both the city and the employee.

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Legal

Budget Reminder and Deadlines

Budget season is almost upon us yet again and important dates and requirements are coming soon.

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HR

Background Checks for Youth Programs: Updated

In 2017, the Kentucky General Assembly enacted SB 236 to require background checks for youth programs. Many of our cities are impacted by this statute.

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HR

Common Myths about Return-to-Work Policies

Research indicates the sooner an employee returns to the workforce, the more likely the employee will be able to remain in the workforce.

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