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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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Record Retention-Should They Stay or Should They Go?

Do you know the requirements for retention of documents, recordings, electronic messages, social media and more?

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Updated HR Poster: Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act

KLC recommends that cities update their personnel policies and have all employees sign acknowledgment forms by July 26, 2019. ?

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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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Drug Testing for Public Employees

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

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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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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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Cell Phones in the Workplace

The use of mobile devices in the workplace is more popular than ever before. Cities may find it necessary to enforce proper mobile phone etiquette at work.

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It's Spring - How are you Doing on your 2019 HR Resolutions?

KLC has a Top 10 list of actions to keep your city's human resources policies in top notch shape.

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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 10 means changes to work hour calculations for some employees.

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Changes to Kentucky Labor Law Posters as of February 2019

Several Required Employee Posters have Changed and Must be Updated.

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First Steps to Success: New Mayor and Commissioner Orientation

First Steps to Success: New Mayor and Commissioner Orientation

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Federal Transit Administration Raises Random Drug Testing Rates

ALERT! Federal Transit Administration Raises Random Drug Testing Rates to 50% for 2019

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Mileage Reimbursement

IRS Raises Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rates for 2019

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Straight time or overtime? Daylight Savings Time Ends on Sunday, November 4, 2018

Weekly HR News - Straight time or overtime? Daylight Savings Time Ends on Sunday, November 4, 2018 Clocks turn back Sunday, November 4 and employees on duty from 2 a.m. &ndash...

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