Williams Kilpatrick Attorney, Tricia Shackelford, will be speaking at the Kentucky Primary Care Association Annual Conference taking place from December 2-4, 2020. Tricia will be speaking on December 3rd at 10AM on the topic of Telemedicine: During and After the Pandemic. To learn more about the conference, click here.

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Starting June 27th employers (with more than 15 employees) had to start providing notice to newly hired employees about the Kentucky Pregnant Workers Act. Come July 27th, employers will have to provide notice to all employees about this new Act. The Act, which became effective June 27, requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees…

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KY S 1, “an ACT relating to school safety and declaring an emergency,” was enacted this past March and provides a better understanding of school safety and security standards throughout Kentucky’s K-12 educational institutions. It includes the following: Definitions of school safety & school security Development & implementation of a school safety coordinator training program…

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After federal audits showed serious mishandling of the Kentucky Department of Workplace Standards last year, Dwayne Depp, Commissioner of the Department, has since acknowledged “that agency culture, a lack of accountability and staffing shortages had often led to poor investigations.” Since the investigation has brought to light internal issues, Depp now claims that the Department…

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Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Construction Violations – 2018 (from OSHA Website, as of Sept. 30, 2018) Fall Protection – General Requirements (1926.501) Scaffolding (1926.451) Ladders (1926.1053) Fall Protection – Training (1926.503) Eye and Face Protection (1926.102) General Safety and Health Provisions (1926.20) Head Protection (1926.100) Aerial Lifts (1926.453) Hazard Communication (1910.1200) Fall Protection – Systems…

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After eleven years of operation without being inspected by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (“MSHA”), Real Stone Veneers of TN, LLC (“RSV”) was cited for alleged violations of MSHA regulations at two of its facilities. RSV harvests fieldstone and transports it to two different off-site facilities, where RSV cuts the fieldstone into smaller sizes…

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March is Women’s History Month and, since two out of three of our Partners at WK&T are women, we thought we’d highlight some milestones in women’s rights, note some amazing contributions women made to history, and share our favorite women! Did you know: It’s been 100 years since American women won the right to vote.…

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