Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Kentucky?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Kentucky laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.


Law* Covered Employers**
Emergency responder leave law All employers
Equal Opportunities Act Employers with eight or more employees
Kentucky Civil Rights Act (KCRA) Employers with eight or more employees (15 or more for disability claims)
Kentucky health care continuation law Employers with one to 19 employees
Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Program All employers

*Laws link to primary coverage on XpertHR.com; the law may be addressed in other places on XpertHR.com as well.

**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.