Process of Termination: Kentucky
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Author: Cynthia Blevins Doll, Fisher Phillips.
- Where a verbal contract or the terms of an employee handbook or policy manual have created an employment contract, Kentucky employees may then only be terminated for cause. See Termination for Cause.
- The Kentucky Civil Rights Act adds a category of protected employees not recognized at the federal level. See The Kentucky Civil Rights Act.
- Employers must pay all wages earned by a terminated employee within a set amount of time or risk facing penalties for noncompliance. See Termination Pay.