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Kentucky Government Agencies

Please select a topic below to jump directly to the corresponding agency:

1. Discrimination/Harassment

2. Safety & Health

3. Unemployment Insurance

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

5. Workers' Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Kentucky, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Kentucky

Discrimination/Harassment - State Agency

Kentucky Commission on Human Rights
Suite 700, The Heyburn Building
332 W. Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: (502) 595-4024
Toll-Free: (800) 292-5566
TDD: (502) 595-4084
Fax: (502) 595-4801

Web Address: http://kchr.ky.gov/

Agency Description/Mission: KCHR's mission is to eradicate discrimination in the Commonwealth through enforcement of the Kentucky Civil Rights Act.

Discrimination/Harassment - Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Louisville Area Office

600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Place
Suite 268
Louisville, KY 40202
Phone: 502-582-6082
TTY: 502-582-6285

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Safety & Health - State Agency

Kentucky Labor Cabinet
Occupational Safety & Health Program

1047 U.S. Highway 127 South, Suite 4
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone: (502) 564-3070
Web Address: http://www.labor.ky.gov/ows/osh/

Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Facts and Services Booklet
Complaint Form

3. Unemployment Insurance

Department for Employment Services
Unemployment Insurance

275 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 564-2900
Web Address: http://www.oet.ky.gov/ui/ui.htm

UI Benefits Page
Claiming By Phone
Your Rights and Responsibilities While Claiming Unemployment Insurance Benefits

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - State Agency

Kentucky Labor Cabinet
Division of Employment Standards, Apprenticeship & Training

1047 US Highway 127 S, Suite 4
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-3070
Web Address: http://www.labor.ky.gov/ows/employmentstandards/

Frequently Asked Questions
Kentucky Wage and Hour Regulations
Forms

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Louisville District Office
Gene Snyder US Courthouse and Customhouse
Room 31
601 West Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202-9570
Phone: (502) 582-5226
Fax: (502) 582-6890

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Kentucky Labor Cabinet
Department of Workers Claims

Prevention Park
657 To Be Announced Avenue
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-5550
Toll-Free: (800) 554-8601
Web Address: http://www.labor.ky.gov/workersclaims/

2008 Workers' Compensation Guidebook
Forms

Terry A. Venneberg Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Are you a victim of pay discrimination?

The law looks to many factors when determining whether or not pay/compensation discrimination has occurred. Each of these factors is summarized in categories below.

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Blog of the Week

Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Could Spell a Fresh Hell for Workers’ Rights

Workers and labor unions should be particularly concerned about Judge Kavanaugh’s history of siding with businesses against workers and for pushing a deregulatory agenda.

Thought for the Week

"The majority undoes bargains reached all over the country. … It does so with no real clue of what will happen next—of how its action will alter public-sector labor relations. It does so even though the government services affected—policing, firefighting, teaching, transportation, sanitation (and more)—affect the quality of life of tens of millions of Americans."

–Elena Kagan, dissenting in Janus v. AFSCME

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top Five Retaliation Search This Week

Retaliation for: 

  • Public Employees
  • Political Activity
  • Workers Compensation
  • Discrimination Claims
  • Unions

Top Five News Headlines

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  5. Low pay for child care workers puts more than half at poverty level, study finds