WIll Coursey http://wkms.org en Coursey Pushes for Higher Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees http://wkms.org/post/coursey-pushes-higher-minimum-wage-tipped-employees <p>Kentucky state Rep. Will Coursey of Symsonia wants the state to raise the minimum wage for tipped employees.&nbsp;</p><p>The three-term Democrat’s bill would first boost the wage from $2.13 per hour to $3.00 if passed this session. Then starting July 2015 the minimum wage would increase by 95 cents each year until it is 70 percent of the hourly minimum wage of non-tipped employees -&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">currently $7.25.</span></p><p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:38:54 +0000 John Null 38056 at http://wkms.org Coursey Pushes for Higher Minimum Wage for Tipped Employees 6th District State House Race Shaping Up as Travis Announces Plans http://wkms.org/post/6th-district-state-house-race-shaping-travis-announces-plans <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Marshall County native Keith Travis announced his intentions today to file his Republican&nbsp;candidacy papers for the Kentucky House of Representatives </span>6th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> District seat.</span></p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:58:36 +0000 John Walker 37937 at http://wkms.org 6th District State House Race Shaping Up as Travis Announces Plans Kentucky Legislators Receive First Sexual Harassment Training http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-legislators-receive-first-sexual-harassment-training <p></p><p>Kentucky lawmakers have finished their first-ever training on sexual harassment.</p><p>More than a hundred lawmakers heard a lecture from Aime McFerren, a Louisville attorney with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. She shared strategies for identifying sexual harassment, and the benefits of preventing it. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:45:59 +0000 Jonathan Meador 37885 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Legislators Receive First Sexual Harassment Training Coursey and Cusic Will Provide Depositions in Harassment Suit http://wkms.org/post/coursey-and-cusic-will-provide-depositions-harassment-suit <p></p><p>Representative Will Coursey (D-Symsonia) will have to provide depositions in a retaliation lawsuit brought against him by a state staffer. Wed, 04 Dec 2013 22:09:13 +0000 Jonathan Meador 37084 at http://wkms.org Coursey and Cusic Will Provide Depositions in Harassment Suit Kentucky Lawmakers Hire Firm to Represent LRC in Harassment Lawsuits http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-lawmakers-hire-firm-represent-lrc-harassment-lawsuits <p>Lawmakers unanimously approved a contract today to hire attorneys to represent a state agency in a pair of sexual harassment lawsuits.</p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:22:52 +0000 Jonathan Meador 36525 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Lawmakers Hire Firm to Represent LRC in Harassment Lawsuits First Hearing for Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against John Arnold Considers Who are Defendants http://wkms.org/post/first-hearing-sexual-harassment-lawsuit-against-john-arnold-considers-who-are-defendants <p></p><p>The first hearing in the sexual harassment lawsuit against former state Rep. John Arnold and elements of Kentucky state government revolved <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1836446006" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">Wednesday</span></span> around&nbsp;determining which parties should be accused. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 18:39:59 +0000 Jonathan Meador 36345 at http://wkms.org First Hearing for Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against John Arnold Considers Who are Defendants Will Coursey Likely to File Countersuit in Sexual Harassment Case http://wkms.org/post/will-coursey-likely-file-countersuit-sexual-harassment-case <p></p><p>Western Kentucky State Representative Will Coursey&rsquo;s lawyer says the legislator is likely to file a countersuit against claims he sexually harassed a former legislative assistant.</p><p>Paducah Attorney Mark Edwards says the Democratic lawmaker denies Nicole Cusic&rsquo;s allegations that he sexually harassed interns and Legislative Research Commission employees in February 2012. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 22:00:42 +0000 Whitney Jones 35583 at http://wkms.org Will Coursey Likely to File Countersuit in Sexual Harassment Case Kentucky Legislative Research Commission Employees File Lawsuits on Sexual Harassment Claims http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-legislative-research-commission-employees-file-lawsuits-sexual-harassment-claims-0 <p style="font-family: arial; background-color: rgb(238, 238, 238);"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two Kentucky lawmakers have been named in a pair of sexual harassment lawsuits filed Tuesday on behalf of Legislative Research Commission employees.</span></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 18:50:47 +0000 Jonathan Meador 35357 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Legislative Research Commission Employees File Lawsuits on Sexual Harassment Claims KY Representative Will Coursey Cited in Sexual Harassment Allegation http://wkms.org/post/ky-representative-will-coursey-cited-sexual-harassment-allegation <p>A second lawmaker from western Kentucky is being accused of sexual harassment.&nbsp; Louisville attorney Thomas Clay is representing Nicole Cusic, who claims she was retaliated against when she complained about the behavior of State Representative Will Coursey. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 19:03:11 +0000 Lisa Autry (KPR) 35218 at http://wkms.org KY Representative Will Coursey Cited in Sexual Harassment Allegation Beshear Announces Eggner's Ferry Bridge to be Repaired by Memorial Day http://wkms.org/post/beshear-announces-eggners-ferry-bridge-be-repaired-memorial-day <p>From the Governor&#39;s Office...</p><p>Gov. Steve Beshear today announced the award of an emergency contract to repair and reopen the damaged Eggners Ferry Bridge over Kentucky Lake by Memorial Day weekend &ndash; saving the crucial summer tourism season for the region around Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.</p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 14:56:55 +0000 Gary Pitts 17200 at http://wkms.org Beshear Announces Eggner's Ferry Bridge to be Repaired by Memorial Day