Kentucky Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in Kentucky are required by state & federal employment laws to post Labor Law Posters in a visible location. Employment laws change often, which require labor law posters to be updates. Below includes past & most recent mandatory labor law updates which require employers to post the latest version of these posters.

 

Mandatory change(s) for the state of Kentucky

Date
Poster/Update
  • 02/2020

    Child Labor Laws-Revised with new logo, contact information and revision date.

  • 02/2020

    Kentucky Minimum Wage-Revised with new logo, contact information and revision date.

  • 02/2020

    Occupational Safety and Health Protection-Revised with new logo, new OSHA standards adoption, contact information and revision date.

  • 02/2020

    Wage Discrimination Because of Sex-Revised with new logo, contact information and revision date.

  • 05/2019

    Discrimination-Poster revised with information about the new Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act notice and the protections the new act provides.

Mandatory federal change(s)

Date
Poster/Update
  • 07/2016

    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - Federal Minimum Wage-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes text regarding nursing mothers and overtime rules.

  • 07/2016

    Employee Polygraph Notice-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes the removal of penalty amount up to $10,000 against violators and revised contact numbers.

  • 05/2015

    Wyoming OSHA - Health and Safety Protection-Updated to reflect an employees right to report work-related injuries and illnesses free from retaliation.

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Kentucky Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Child Labor Law (Kentucky Revised Statutes, 339.400) The full color, easy-to-read and convenient Complete Kentucky Labor Law Posters provide information regarding the standards and statutes governing child labor law. You are legally required to post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Unemployment Insurance (Kentucky Revised Statutes, 341.400) Your employees have certain rights, benefits and obligations provided by unemployment insurance. The Complete Kentucky Labor Law Posters convey this information in a clear, organized manner.
  • Wage and Hour Law (Kentucky Revised Statutes, 337.325) Under KRS 337.325, you must provide information to your employees regarding the state's wage and hour law. The Complete Kentucky Labor Law Posters allow you to provide this information in a single, conspicuous location.
  • Wage Discrimination Because of Sex (Kentucky Revised Statutes, 337.433) It's against Kentucky law to wage discriminate on the basis of sex, and you must inform employees of their rights and protections. The Complete Kentucky Labor Law Posters allow you to inform your employees, and keep your company compliant.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity (Kentucky Administrative Regulations 104 KAR 1:010) You're required under Kentucky Administrative Regulations 104 KAR 1:010 to display, in a conspicuous location, information that confirms your compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity Laws. The Kentucky Complete Labor Law Poster satisfies this requirement and helps keep your workplace compliant.
  • Public Accommodations Welcome Notice (Kentucky Administrative Regulations 104 KAR 1:010) The Kentucky Complete Labor Law Poster allows you to post welcome notices for those seeking accommodations, advantages, facilities, or privileges of places of public accommodation, resort or amusement.
  • KYOSHA - Health and Safety Protection Keeping your employees safe and protected is a key legal obligation. The Kentucky Complete Labor Law Poster informs your employees of their rights and protections per state law.
  • Workers' Compensation The Kentucky Complete Labor Law Poster lets you provide information to employees regarding their rights, benefits and obligations regarding Workers' Compensation claims.
  • Federal Minimum Wage Act (29 CFR 516.4) Federal law requires that you post information with respect to the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour, effective July 24, 2009. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location.
  • Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (38 USCA 433(a)) You are mandated by federal law to provide information regarding the rights, benefits and obligation of employees who are governed by the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Employee Polygraph Protection Act (29 CFR 801.6) Per federal law, employees have specific rights and protections accorded to them under the Employee Polygraph Protection Act. You must inform employees of their rights under the act. Ensure that you post this information in a conspicuous location. Be aware that under 29 CFR 801.42(7) a civil penalty of up to $10,000 may be assessed against you for violating any provision of the Act.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (29 CFR 1601.30) Your employees must be informed of their rights under federal equal employment laws. Ensure that you post this information in a prominent and accessible location.
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (29 USC 2619(a)(b)) You must post information informing employees of their rights and protections per the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location, accessible by all employees.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (29 CFR 1903.2(a)(1)) You must display clear, summarized and accurate information regarding your employees' rights and protections under the Federal Occupational Health and Safety Act. Display this information in a conspicuous location, and ensure that it is not altered, defaced, or covered by other material.
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Minimum Wage Rates in Kentucky in 2020:

Kentucky’s minimum wage is, as of January 1, 2020, $7.25. This rate has no projected increase in the next several years.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of Kentucky

  • Wage & Hour - (502) 564-3070
  • KYOSHA - (502) 564-3070 ext. 240
  • Workers' Compensation - (800) 554-8601
  • Unemployment Insurance - (502) 595-4166
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