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Kentucky’s ‘Safety and Health on the Job’ Poster Updated

The Kentucky Department of Labor released an updated Kentucky Safety and Health on the Job poster in September which must be prominently displayed in the workplace.

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All-America City Applications Open

Five Kentucky cities have received this distinction.

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Lyndon - New KLC Certified City of Ethics

Congratulations to the Lyndon on achieving the KLC Certified City of Ethics status.

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Court Extends Stay on OSHA Vaccine/Testing Mandate

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling upholding its November 4, 2021, suspension of the OSHA ETS regarding vaccine and/or testing requirements.

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Court Temporarily Stays OSHA Vaccine/Testing Requirement

A federal court temporarily stayed an OSHA emergency temporary standard that required employers with more than 100 employees to implement a vaccine or testing mandate.

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Opioid Funds Available for Cities

A settlement by the attorney general provides cities funds to address opioid treatment and prevention. KLC will hold an informational session on accessing the funds on Nov 16.

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COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Presumption Ended

Employees who have frequent contact with the public and contract COVID-19 are no longer presumed eligible for workers’ compensation benefits for occupational exposure to COVID

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Ashland's Ethics Re-certification Training

Congratulations to the City of Ashland on achieving the KLC Certified City of Ethics re-certification status.

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KLC Members Elect New Leadership

KLC members elected Versailles Mayor Brian Traugott president, Southgate Mayor Jim Hamberg first vice president, and Auburn Mayor Mike Hughes second vice president.

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KLC/EKU Partnership Gives City Employees Education Opportunities

The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC), Eastern Kentucky University (EKU), and Kentucky Association of Counties (KACo) signed a new partnership on Monday that gives nearly every city and county employee an opportunity to advance their education. The ...

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November 9 Virtual Homelessness Summit

Agenda Features Experts and Resources

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Open Meetings and Open Records After House Joint Resolution 1

Legislators responded to the request for continued flexibility during the pandemic with the passage of House Joint Resolution 1 (HJR 1).

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KLC Announces 2021 LEAD Award Winners

The winners of the 2021 Leadership Enrichment and Development (LEAD) Award are Benton Mayor Rita Dotson, Middlesboro Mayor Rick Nelson, and Sparta Mayor Sidney Gullion.

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September is City Government Month

The KLC Board of Directors declared September City Government Month in Kentucky, a yearly celebration of cities and KLC's free civics education program for elementary schools.

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KLC Announces 2021 Award Winners

KLC is proud to recognize the 2021 City Government of the Year, Elected City Official of the Year, and City Employee of the Year.

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KLC Cancels 2021 Conference & Expo

With the number of COVID cases in Kentucky continuing to climb, KLC leadership made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Conference & Expo planned for September 21-24.

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