Public employees in Kentucky, like individuals in most states, have certain rights to freedom of speech and expression, even in their personal lives. While displaying a bumper sticker on a personal vehicle generally falls under this protection, there could be limitations or considerations based on...View More
Was dined a job for showing positive for THC in urine and I only use CBD gummies, vape and oils instead of Mobic for my arthritis which has severe health problems associated with medication. Was informed any use of CBD products will cause you to fail and I could not be employed and when when the... View More
Currently, Kentucky does not offer any sort of employment protection to legal CBD users.
In Kentucky, CBD products are legal if they contain 0.3% or less THC. In order to test positive in a typical urine test, a user would need to consume more than 2,000 mg of legal CBD products / day....View More
I am working on a government contract in Kentucky. I work on the computer to perform my work and they use a time keeping system that requires us to clock in and out daily, as well as clock in and out for our two 15 minute breaks and 30 minute lunch. At the end of the night when we clock out we have... View More
You should contact a Kentucky employment attorney to discuss your situation in further detail, because whether off-the-clock work is compensable is a very fact-specific analysis. In addition, federal law generally requires breaks of 20 minutes or less to be paid. If you are required to clock in and...View More
While your employer can't force you to remain in your current role, there may be legal ramifications if you decide to leave early. For example, if you signed a contract stating you'd remain in the role for a certain amount of time and then leave before that time is up, your employer may...View More
I have a medical condition that causes me to have very frequent bathroom breaks my HR department wanted my doctor's office to fill out an ADA form but now that they have the form my employer wants me to clock in and out for bathroom breaks when no one else has to what can i do about this?
You should contact a Kentucky employment attorney to discuss your situation in greater detail. Generally, break periods of 20 minutes or less constitute paid time. In addition, if you are being treated differently than other employees based on your disability and accommodation request, this can...View More
Suppose I have an employment contract that says I have to give 30 days notice before resigning. Could my employer really force me to work against my will for 30 days? Could I be sued for not fulfilling the 30 day notice requirement?
This individual should first make a written report of the instances of harassment to the company's HR department. If corrective action is not taken after this, this individual can next file a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
I was told if my HR doesn’t help me to go to the costumers HR I tried talking but she stopped me told me she couldn’t help that I needed to talk to my 3rd part HR, I then received a call from my Hr hours later and was told that the costumer was upset with me and doesn’t won’t me back at the... View More
I recently found out a global organization based out of Singapore that I had applied to a while back gave out an I-9 form with all of my information to someone else who was applying to the company. Thankfully the woman who received it reached out to me, she said it had my phone number, ssn,... View More
I lied about having a permit cause there was 3 police cars Kentucky is church bell im trans I was just wanting to learn I wish I can go back and tell them I was just trying to learn how to drive what will happen in court ? Or the outcome will I be in jail for along time it’s my first ever law... View More
I live in ky and have a mental disability, i work for a call center and answering calls became too much. My dr filled out paperwork for offline work, it took them awhile but i was transferred to data entry where i was suppose to make outbound calls but i didnt bc it went against my restrictions.... View More
Employee based on the results based on violating a drug-free workplace policy? But, the employee had not been in the workplace for 7 days. Post injury & workman's comp window of time for testing had long passed. Not at fault for the injury.
No warning, was threatened to submit or... View More
I have been employed at a nursing home for 14 months they did their pre-hire background on me and hired me. today they said they did another one on me and they fired me can they run a background without my permission and the charges that were on the first background were also on the second... View More
They stated since I worked another job within the system to better my education to get a better job. Under a different job title, they said that was considered double dipping and I did not qualify for the raise. Yet I met all qualifications filled out all the paperwork and was approved for it two... View More
My husband was exposed to 4 members of his family that had positive COVID tests; he called off work to get tested. We ended up having to do a home test due to our Medicaid lapsing; since his test was negative his job is trying to fire him for it. I'd also like to point out we live my... View More
You can but it’s probably a loser. Kentucky is an employment at will state which means you can be terminated for any reason or no reason at all. If it was a commercial test rather than a home test, it would have made your case much stronger.
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