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Supreme Court Upholds Employment Protections

Cities should review their Equal Opportunity Employment policy to ensure it is current and accurate.

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Cities Should Consider Healthy-at-Work Guidelines for Employees

KLC provides a sample policy and resources to help get started.

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Drug Testing Issues During the Current COVID-19 Outbreak

As with everything else right now, changes to requirements tend to happen very quickly and without much notice.

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Yes or No: COVID-19 Testing Before Employees Enter Work?

The ADA requires that any mandatory medical test of employees be "job related and consistent with business necessity."

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UPDATED: New Kentucky Travel Guidelines Released

The court ruling complicates application of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act.

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New Form I-9 Must Be Used Beginning May 1, 2020

The new version contains minor revisions and instructions. Employers must complete a Form I-9 for any employee hired after November 6, 1986.

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The Law and Liability of Leave Time at Termination

Many cities find out the hard way, that the cost of accumulated unused leave time at termination can be extremely high.

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Staffing Decisions: Common Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic presents many challenges for cities. Many decisions need to be made in light of the city’s needs and revenue in the near future.

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Resources for Review When Considering Layoffs

Layoffs are always a difficult decision for a city to have to make but can become necessary.

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Meals and Rest Breaks

How does the Kentucky Labor Cabinet define employee breaks?

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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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Pitfalls of Generic Employment Applications

Improving Hiring Practices in 2020: Applications are not one-size-fits-all

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Record Retention-Should They Stay or Should They Go?

Doing a new year clean? Make sure you know what to keep.

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Decking the City Halls Carefully-Compliance during the Holidays

All employers, and public employers specifically, have additional legal considerations when it comes to preparing for the holidays.

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Get Ready-Overtime Law Changes Coming January 1

Prepare Now: The Department of Labor Overtime Law is Final

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Helping a Co-worker in Need

Holidays are tough for many people.

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