HR and Employment Law Resources for Kentucky

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Kentucky is about middle of the road when it comes to being either employer- or employee-friendly. Examples of laws that this state has include: forbidding discrimination against an individual with HIV or AIDS and banning discrimination against an individual who smokes outside of work.

This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Kentucky.

Kentucky Handbook

Create or update your Kentucky Handbook with XpertHR’s comprehensive state-specific handbook policy statements. The Kentucky Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available policy statements, including:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Emergency Responder Leave


Meal and Rest Breaks

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A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Kentucky employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.

Kentucky HR Law at a Glance