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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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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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Are You Ready for Election Day?

Are You Ready for Election Day? Everyone is gearing up for Election Day on November 6th, and while you’re preparing for the return of the polls, be sure to communicate your city’s voting leave policy with emp...

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OSHA’s New Interpretation of Post-Accident Drug/Alcohol Testing

OSHA’s New Interpretation of Post-Accident Drug/Alcohol Testing On October 11, 2018, OSHA clarified its position regarding post-incident d...

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Pre-employment Background Checks: New FCRA Forms Must Be Used by September 21, 2018

Pre-employment Background Checks: New FCRA Forms Must Be Used by September 21, 2018 When hiring a new employee, the city may need to request additional information in order to make an informed decision.  Some of tha...

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