Employers may not use a device to listen to, amplify, record, or transmit oral or wire communications unless at least one party consents.
The current minimum wage in Kentucky is $7.25.
If the federal minimum wage increases, Kentucky’s minimum wage will increase to the same amount.
The current minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13.
Employers may not require employees to participate in a tip pooling or sharing agreement.
Employees may voluntarily agree to participate in a tip pooling agreement amongst themselves.
Employers covered under the FLSA are required to pay employees an overtime rate of one and a half times their regular rate for all hours worked in a workweek in excess of 40, unless the employee is otherwise exempt.
Employers are also required to pay employees the same overtime rate for all hours worked on the 7th day when an employee works all 7 days in a workweek.
The federal overtime rule stipulates that the minimum salary requirement for administrative, professional, and executive exemptions is $684 per week, or $35,568 per year. Workers making at least this salary level may be eligible for overtime based on their job duties.
Employers must provide a reasonable meal break after the third hour and before the fifth hour of work unless a mutual agreement has been made.
The meal periods do not have to be paid.
Employers must provide employees with at least 10 minutes of a rest period after every 4 hours of work.