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Employment numbers rebound slightly, still far behind 2019

Numbers slowly improving, Woodford one of the lowest

Job scams increasing, BBB study finds

People already in trouble most likely victims

In month before coronavirus, jobless rate was down

In the month before the coronavirus wrecked jobs, unemployment rates rose in 59 Kentucky counties between February 2019 and February 2020, fell in 48 and stayed the same in 13.

Before coronavirus, state employment was climbing

As of February, Kentucky’s employment situation continued to improve with the addition of 3,800 jobs

Even with more working, jobless rates up slightly

In some cases, jobless rates increased because growth in work force outpaced growth in number of jobs.

Federal grant to help out-of-work coal miners

A grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will be used to help out-of-work coal miners in eastern Kentucky find jobs and receive training.

April 2019 unemployment remains unchanged from March report

Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary April 2019 unemployment rate was 4 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics, an agency within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for April 2019 was unchanged from March 2019.

KentuckyWired exceeds employment rate

80 percent of construction work-hours to date have been performed by Kentucky citizens.

Kentucky receives federal grants to advance licensing reform and eliminate employment obstacles for veterans

As part of its Occupational and Licensing Review and Reform Program, the U.S. Department of Labor has awarded the Commonwealth of Kentucky two grants totaling $1.95 million.

Library program brings economic services to Kentucky families

A Library Economic Advantage Forum (LEAF) pilot program has launched in three Kentucky counties. 

KentuckyOne Health to sever ties with doctors to cut costs

KentuckyOne Health will terminate employment contracts with about 25 doctors as a cost-cutting measure.

Job Initiative to Help Ky. Air National Guard Wing

A regional initiative that helps veterans find jobs in the greater Louisville area is partnering with the Kentucky Air National Guard's 123rd Airlift Wing to help its members transition out of the military.

Fake Employment Scam – Better Business Bureau 9-21

Online job opportunities that look too good to be true, probably are. Better Business Bureau's Heather Clary drops by the studio to share an example with Meteorologist Eric Burke.

Proposals sought to attract jobs, industry to Appalachia

Kentucky officials are seeking proposals from local leaders for projects that will attract new industry and more jobs to Appalachia.

Centre College Class of 2015 achieves 98% employment and graduate school placement

According to data recently compiled by Centre College, 98 percent of the Class of 2015 is either employed or pursuing advanced study since graduation this past May.

Jobless rates rise in 65 Kentucky counties

State officials say unemployment rates increased in 65 of Kentucky's 120 counties between March 2015 and March 2016.

Agency tries to revive region’s economy with telework jobs

An agency in eastern Kentucky is attempting to revive the area's economy with telework jobs as the region's coal industry struggles.

Jobless rate falls in 59 Kentucky counties in January 2016

Unemployment rates fell in 59 of Kentucky's 120 counties between January 2015 and January 2016.

Kentucky’s auto sector delivered more growth in 2015

Kentucky's automotive industry produced more vehicles and increased its employment in 2015.

Jobless rates up in 109 Kentucky counties

Kentucky officials say jobless rates rose in 109 counties between December 2014 and December 2015.

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New program encourages hiring people with criminal records, Lexington restaurant already on it

A new program is encouraging businesses to hire people with a criminal record, but for one Lexington restaurant, that’s nothing new.

McConnell: Congress working on funding to get children back in class

Senator Mitch McConnell says he knows it will be expensive to get children back in the classroom this fall amidst the pandemic.