Kentucky Unemployment Rose Slightly in March

Contributor: Lance Vaught
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Updated: 4/17 7:24 pm
After seeing unemployment rates at 7.8 percent in February, Kentucky saw a slight increase in jobless claims in March, bumping the percentage to 7.9.

The numbers, according to the Office of Employment and Training, are .4 percent below the 8.3 percent rate recorded one year ago.

Nationwide, unemployment rates remained steady at 6.7 percent between February and March, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
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