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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

Sexual Harassment: Legal Standards

We hear a lot in the news about pervasive sexual harassment in the workplace and people are starting to call it out more and more in the media. But we don't hear much about what to do when you are being sexually harassed, or how the law protects you. Read

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Blog of the Week

One year after the Weinstein story broke, sexual harassment claims are up 12% nationwide

On Friday, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission reported that sexual harassment claims were up 12 percent this year, compared with the 2017 fiscal year.

Thought for the Week

"Kavanaugh tends to interpret narrowly the limits that work law places on employers, resulting in judicial and agency deference to employers’ decisions."

–Professor Charlotte Garden, Seattle University School of Law

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

 Top Hiring and Classification Searches this week: 

  • Non-compete agreements
  • Independant contractors
  • Arbitration agreements
  • Undocumented workers
  • Non-disclosure agreements

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. How Companies Can Build Better Sexual Harassment Policies
  2. New York Sexual Harassment Law Deadline Has Employers in a Hurry
  3. Starbucks now offering backup daycare benefit to US workers
  4. AFL-CIO's Trumka Is Optimistic About the Midterms
  5. Study: Lingering illnesses can trouble women for years after assault, workplace harassment