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Kentucky Secretary of Labor Cabinet
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $4,685,300
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Authority:  Kentucky Revised Statutes 336.015
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder

Larry Roberts.jpg
Name:  Larry Roberts
Assumed office:  May 16, 2013
Compensation:  $137,865
Other Kentucky Executive Offices
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The Secretary of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet is a state executive position in the Kentucky state government.

The Secretary has the "duties, responsibilities, power, and authority relating to labor, wages and hours, occupational safety and health of employees, child labor, apprenticeship, workers compensation," and all other matters related to labor in the state.[1]

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Larry Roberts.[2] He has served in this position since May 16, 2013, when he was appointed by Governor Steve Beshear. He replaced Mark S. Brown, who served in this position from his appointment on December 1, 2010 to his resignation May 15, 2013.[3][4]

Authority

The Labor Cabinet is established in the Kentucky Revised Statutes.

Kentucky Revised Statutes 336.015:

(2) The Labor Cabinet shall consist of the Office of the Secretary, the Department of Workers Claims, and the Department of Workplace Standards.

Qualifications

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Appointments

Kentucky state government organizational chart

The Secretary is appointed by the governor.[3]

Vacancies

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Duties

The Kentucky Revised Statutes outline the following duties of the Secretary:[5]

  • Investigate and ascertain the wages of all employees employed in the state
  • Examine and inspect all books, registers, payrolls, and other records of employers that have a bearing upon the question of wages and if the secretary's orders are being complied with
  • Require from employers a full and correct statement of wages paid to all employees when requested from the office of the secretary
  • Prosecute any violations of any of the provisions of any laws that the secretary is to administer or enforce

Divisions

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State budget

The Secretary of the Labor Cabinet's budget for fiscal year 2013 was $4,685,300. The budget for the entire Labor Cabinet was $218,106,800.[6]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2013

In 2013, the secretary received a salary of $137,865. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.[7]

2012

In 2012, the Secretary of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet was paid an estimated $137,865 according to the Council of State Governments.

Historical officeholders

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Recent news

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Contact information

Kentucky Labor Cabinet
1047 U.S. Highway 127 South, Suite 4
Frankfort KY 40601
Phone: (502) 564-3070
Fax: (502) 564-5387
Email: Frances.Short@ky.gov

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