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Kentucky State Employment Laws

The state of Kentucky has restrictions on what can be reported in a background screening report beyond what the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) dictates.

RestrictionExplanation
Applicant/subject cannot be required to pay for a background check or a portion thereofIn Kentucky, per statute, it is "unlawful for any employer to require any employee or applicant for employment to pay the cost of a medical examination or the cost of furnishing any records required by the employer as a condition of employment."

See the statute here for more information.
Key Municipal Employment Restriction on Private EmployersEmployers in Louisville have additional restrictions pursuant to Ordinance 066, Chapter 35 of the City Code.

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