Oct 20 2017 Louisville scores perfect 100 for third year on Human Rights Campaign scorecard

For the third year in a row, Louisville has earned a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign scorecard, which says the city remains a “beacon of hope” in terms of ensuring that all residents are treated equally regardless of their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Aug 8 2017 Mayor Fischer names Kendall Boyd as new Director of Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced Kendall Boyd as Director of the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission.

Boyd, an attorney who has been assistant director of Human Resources for Louisville Metro since 2014, replaces Carolyn Miller-Cooper, who died late last year after nearly two decades with the Commission.

Dec 30 2016 Human Relations Commission Executive Director Carolyn Miller-Cooper passes away

Carolyn Miller-Cooper, executive director of the Louisville Metro Human Relations Commission, passed away unexpectedly today following a medical procedure.

Apr 14 2016 New vendor portal allows Metro to “buy local” more often

Citing an effort to increase its ability to help small businesses and “buy local” more often, Mayor Fischer announced today that Louisville Metro Government has added a new vendor portal on the Division of Purchasing’s page of the city website.

Mar 4 2016 The Jury Selection Process: What Does It Mean To Be A Citizen?

The Jury Selection Process: What Does It Mean To Be A Citizen?




Jul 1 2015 Louisville’s minimum wage increases to $7.75 today

Stating today, minimum wage in Louisville is $7.75 an hour.

The new rate took effect after the Kentucky Court of Appeal denied a request for an emergency injunction to stop Louisville’s minimum wage increase.

All companies in Jefferson County, including independent cities and unincorporated areas, are required to start paying their hourly employees — excluding tip workers — the new rate.