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Kentucky Unemployment Rose Slightly in March
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.
Kentucky Among States With Largest Increase in Unemployment Benefit Claims
Weekly applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000. Claims fell to their lowest point since May 2007, several months before the Great Recession started later that year.
Unemployment Rates Down Overall in Kentucky
Between January 2013 and January 2014, Kentucky's unemployment rate dropped in 109 counties and rose in the other 11, according to the state's Office of Employment and Training.
Showdown Set on Unemployment Bill in Senate
Senate Democrats are scratching for votes to pass a White House-backed bill that would renew unemployment benefits that lapsed last month for the long-term jobless.
Rand Paul & Unemployment Insurance
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul is making one thing clear: he's not against unemployment insurance. Video Video
Kentucky’s Unemployment Rate For October Released
October 2013 jobless rate was .3 percentage points above the 8.1 percent rate recorded for the state in October 2012.
Unemployed Kentuckians Apply For Holiday Positions
Many Kentuckians are looking to be hired part-time this holiday season. Amazon's Winchester office hosted a job fair today. People packed the lobby, hoping to be brought on for the seasonal positions. Video Video
Kentucky's April Jobless Rate Drops To 7.9%
Economist Manoj Shanker of the OET says, "The employment picture has brightened with the steady increase in jobs."
Lexington Biotech Company Announces Million Dollar Expansion
Allylix, a renewable chemicals company, will invest $1.6 million, and add 14 new full-time jobs Video Video
Shutdown Affects UI Customers
Unemployment Insurance customers are being encouraged to use online and phone services to file claims and request checks.
Kentucky Jobless Rate Down Again
The unemployment rate is 8.6% for March.
Kentucky's Unemployment Rate Falls
The state's unemployment rate fell to 8.2% in May, the tenth straight month a decrease was recorded. Video Video
Kentucky’s Jobless Rate Up In August
Kentucky’s jobless rate went up from July to August.
US Unemployment Aid Applications Drop To 358,000
Applications for US unemployment benefits dropped 15,000 to a seasonally adjusted 358,000 last week, though the figure was distorted for the second straight week by California's efforts to clear backlogged claims.
Legislation Helps Pay Interest On Unemployment Insurance
As the economy tanked, Kentucky's unemployment rolls ballooned in 2009 to an average of 128,000 a month. Video Video
Kentucky's July Job Numbers Released
Unemployment improved in 97 of Kentucky's 120 counties in July.
Kentucky Receives More Than $1 Million For Job Training
The grant will be used to fund on-the-job training, customized training, apprenticeships, and other help to people dealing with unemployment.
Lexington Groups Working To Lower Unemployment
Some Lexington organizations put together clinics--and provide business attire as well as bus passes--to help the unemployed find jobs. Video Video
Jobless Rates Down in November
Kentucky's unemployment rate went from 9.6% to 9.4% Video Video
Jobless Claims
The number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in nine months. Video Video
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