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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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Meals and Rest Breaks

How does the Kentucky Labor Cabinet define employee breaks?

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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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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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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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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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Overtime Law Changes on the Horizon

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

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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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Drug Testing Issues During the Current COVID-19: Updated July 6

Employers should check back often for additional changes.

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OSHA Guidance to Reduce Vehicle Crashes and Help Your Bottom Line

Every 12 minutes someone dies in a motor vehicle crash, every 10 seconds an injury occurs and every 5 seconds a crash occurs.

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The Great Flip-Flop Debate

What does your dress code policy say about flip-flops?

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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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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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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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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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Pitfalls of Generic Employment Applications

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

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