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How to Identify Workplace Violence

The statistics regarding workplace violence continue to rise.

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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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Overtime Law Changes on the Horizon

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

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Helping a Coworker in Need

Proper steps to assist a coworker who's struggling.

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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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Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act: Notice Deadline is July 26

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

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Meals and Rest Breaks

How does the Kentucky Labor Cabinet define employee breaks?

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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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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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