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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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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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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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Are Your Employees Classified Correctly?  Don’t Know? Read on …

In April 2018, the Kentucky Labor Cabinet recouped $101,424.73 in unpaid wages for Kentucky workers. Violations by employers can be costly.

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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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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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Drug Testing for Public Employees

An effective drug and alcohol policy benefits both the city and the employee.

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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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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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Use of Cell Phones at Work

The use of mobile devices in the workplace is more popular than ever before. With children going back to school, many city employees are now busier than ever outside of work.   Because of this, cities may find it necessary to e...

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Make Sure You Are Up-to-Date on Kentucky's New Tax Law

The 2018 legislative session approved changes to Kentuck...

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Child Labor Laws and Summer Hiring

Summer is coming! Teens will be enjoying summer vacation, and some will be looking for employment during the summer months.  Before hiring teens, be sure to freshen up on the requirements because the child labor laws are detailed, and the pen...

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Use of Email in City Government

Use of Email in City Government Emails are like any other public record in that each one, outside of an exception found in KRS 61.878, can constitute a public record subject to the Open Records Act (ORA) and the

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Drug Testing For Public Agencies

Drug Testing For Public Agencies We expect employees to come to work free of their personal issues. However, a personal struggle as all-consuming as addiction will inevitably spill into the professional realm.  That...

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