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Employment at Will, A State-by-State Survey

Published in Bloomberg BNA, Employment at Will: A State-by-State Survey, Second Edition 


I Overview

Kentucky has adopted the at-will employment doctrine, which provides that an employee who has an employment contract with no express conditions or a definite term may leave or be terminated at any time for good cause (not prohibited by law), for no cause, or for a cause that some might view as morally indefensible. 1 This chapter will discuss Kentucky law on the following topics: