Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: William C. Vail, Jr., Fisher Phillips
- Employers must make sure their job advertisements do not contain language that would rebut the employment at will presumption. SeeAdvertisements.
- Kentucky employers should make sure their job advertisements do not contain language prohibited by Kentucky law. SeeKentucky Guidelines for Avoiding Discriminatory Ads.
- The Commonwealth of Kentucky is among the states with a law prohibiting employers from refusing to hire based on tobacco use. SeeSmokers' Rights.
- Private employers may opt to grant a hiring preference to a veteran over another qualified applicant. See Veterans Preference.