By: Terry Bennett Are you unsure of your rights as an employee in Kentucky? Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions concerning Kentucky employment: Q : What is the minimum wage in Kentucky? A : The minimum wage in Kentucky is $7.25 per hour. Q: Can an employer require that … [Read more...] about Answers to Kentucky Employee’s Most Frequently Asked Questions
By: Terry Bennett Many employers misclassify workers as independent contractors. The reasons are obvious: no duty to withhold taxes, no duty to pay Social Security or Medicare, no duty to provide workers’ compensation coverage, no duty to pay unemployment and no duty to provide any employee … [Read more...] about The Danger of Misclassifying Workers
Enjoy this personal commentary from our very own, Terry Bennett. The team at Skeeter’s, Bennett, Wilson & Humphrey is blessed to have a seat on Terry’s train of life. By: Terry Bennett In the practice of law I see a great deal of tragedy. In handling estates I see individuals whose lives … [Read more...] about Life’s Train
By: Terry Bennett Many parents and grandparents give their children and grandchildren gifts during the year. They may give them money for a down payment on a home, to buy a car or help them out in other ways. But when are these gifts of taxable importance? The attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, … [Read more...] about When do you Pay Gift Taxes?
I just met with a man who needed an attorney badly. The only problem is, he needed an attorney several years ago and this was our first meeting. Unfortunately, this person procrastinated and now it is too late for him to do much of anything legally. The best lawyer in the world couldn’t help him … [Read more...] about Do You Have a Possible Legal Issue? Don’t Wait.
By: David Wilson According to our state legislators, in order to be considered an adult in the state of Kentucky, one must be 18 years of age. Therefore, under this statutory provision, persons 18 years or older are competent to enter into binding contracts. But what ability does a person under … [Read more...] about Entering into Binding Contracts with Minors
The beginning of a New Year is always a good time to reflect on the past and look ahead to the future. If you are an employer, the attorneys at Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson & Pike suggest taking some time this month to consider your relationship with your employees and make sure you are steering … [Read more...] about Four Questions for Employers this New Year
By: Dustin Humphrey Last week a Judge Amos L. Mazzant III of the U.S. District Court blocked the new Federal Overtime Rule that would have extended overtime eligibility to nearly 4 million Americans. The rule was scheduled to take effect this week on Thursday, Dec. 1. So what now for … [Read more...] about Federal Overtime Rule Blocked – Now What?
By: Dustin Humphrey Election day has come and gone. With Donald Trump as our 45th elected President of the United States, what happens next? Here’s a quick look at the procedure of the transfer of presidential power: Trump will spend the next two months to plan a new administration while … [Read more...] about How does the Transfer of Presidential Power Work?