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State’s jobless rate better; but 117,000 fewer jobs from year ago

Kentucky’s employment was down 117,200 jobs or 6 percent compared to September 2019.

Jobless rate up as work force outpaces new jobs

Work force grew by 173,437, number of people employed in August increased by 103,061.

Unemployment rates continue to fall

Numbers down in many counties but part due to work force declines.

Employment slowly rebounding in state, hospitality shows biggest gains

Numbers still not back to pre-pandemic levels.

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.

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One was driving on suspended license, charged with second offense DUI: KSP

Baptist Health Lexington moves vaccine clinic to Lexington Green

Starting Monday, Jan. 18, you can find the clinic at the end of the Lexington Green shopping center near LensCrafters.

Custom-made desks carry out King’s community service ideal

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ‘Freedom March’ in Lexington

Hundreds of people sang and celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther king Jr. during the annual Freedom March Monday.