Tag: Kentucky

Workplace Posters Updated In February 2019, the Kentucky Labor Cabinet updated the following mandatory workplace posters: Kentucky Wage and Hour Laws. Safety and Health on the Job. Wage Discrimination Because of Sex. Child Labor Laws. All notices must be conspicuously posted in the workplace where all employees may read them. The cabinet also provides all…

Marketplace Contractors and Independent Contractors On March 21, 2018, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed legislation (H.B. 220) specifying that a marketplace contractor is not an employee of a marketplace platform so long as all of the following apply: The marketplace platform and the marketplace contractor agree in writing that the marketplace contractor is an independent…

Protections for National Guard Members On April 2, 2018, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed legislation (H.B. 291) clarifying that employment protections apply to any member of the National Guard of Kentucky or any other state, not just to those who are members of the Kentucky National Guard. The law is effective July 13, 2018. Read…

Question: Is pregnancy a protected class in Kentucky? Answer: Pregnancy is a protected class under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). We recommend that you address the situation in two separate aspects. If the employee is not meeting the defined performance expectations under the job description or expressed needs of the job, then the employer…