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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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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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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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Helping a Co-worker in Need

Holidays are tough for many people.

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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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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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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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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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