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June 2019

New laws in Kentucky going into effect on June 27th

It’s been close to 90 days since Kentucky’s 2019 legislative session ended, which means many of the bills passed by lawmakers will soon go into effect. The Kentucky Constitution provides that the default effective date for new laws is 90 days after session adjournment unless the legislature specifies an effective…

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Sneakers in the Boardroom: Corporate Innovation through Startup Engagement

At the recent Evening of Entrepreneurship, two keynote speakers with world class experience addressed how corporations and startups can best engage with each other.  In the first of a two-part series, we explore the opinion of Pilot 44 founder Andrew Backs on the importance of a big corporation’s influence on…

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Kentucky’s new pregnant workers law – what employers need to know

Kentucky’s new pregnant workers law is set to go into effect on June 27. GLI worked diligently in the 2019 regular session in Frankfort to pass this important legislation, which provides clarity for employers and employees alike and will help support women in Kentucky’s workforce. With GLI’s support, the Kentucky…

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MAY NEW & RENEWING INVESTORS

Core New AlmCare Bailey’s Masonry Inc. BG Tire, LLC Christian Academy School System Dahl & Groezinger, Inc. DC Elevator Co. Inc. DCL Logistics Director of Marketing Inc. Element 502 HMI Cardinal Marr Company, Inc. Matrix Integration LLC Maverick Oxygen and Respiratory Equipment LLC MidSouth Lumber & Supply State Farm –…

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Ambassador Spotlight: Monty Stethen

Name: Monty Stethen Title: Market Director of Corporate Travel Company: Louisville Marriott Downtown How long have you been a GLI Ambassador? 14+ years What is your favorite part about being a GLI Ambassador? Networking with GLI members and potential members, then becoming friends! What value does your company derive from…

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Engage with Federal Policymakers on Key Issues Affecting Our Region

This summer, GLI will lead a group of business leaders to our nation’s capital for our annual D.C.-Fly-In to meet with lawmakers and federal officials and to make sure the voice of Greater Louisville’s business community is heard loud and clear amidst the changing dynamics in Washington. The event will…

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Educators + Employers event empowers local companies to strengthen talent pipelines

Louisville employers have the opportunity to strengthen their talent pipeline by networking with faculty and staff from the University of Kentucky. The event, Educators + Employers, will be held on Wednesday, June 26 at Norton Healthcare Orthopedic & Hand Center. Confirmed attendees include: Dean, Lewis Honors College Community Professor, College…

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GLI voices support for the Health Insurance Tax Relief Act

GLI is urging members of the Greater Louisville congressional delegation to support legislation that would further delay implementation of the Health Insurance Tax, also known as HIT. This tax was one of several imposed by the Affordable Care Act to fund many of the law’s programs. Congress has successfully delayed…

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