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Recruiting: Kentucky

Recruiting requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: William C. Vail, Jr., Fisher Phillips

Summary

  • 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.