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Layoffs at Rupp Arena/Lexington Convention Center

The financial impact of the pandemic is claiming more victims as the Lexington Center Corporation announces full-time workers will be laid-off this summer.

21c Museum Hotel in Lexington lays-off 121 employees

The financial impact of the coronavirus has led to more than 100 employees being laid-off at the 21c Museum Hotel in downtown Lexington, according to the company.

Coal company lays-off employees; COVID-19 a factor

Redhawk Mining LLC in Floyd County is laying off 182 employees, in part, because of the financial impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

Restaurant workers relief effort kicks off

Donations will help extend the program which serves those hit hard by layoffs in industry.

Call center in Laurel County laying off 99 people

In a letter to the state, Conduent Federal Solutions says it's letting 99 people go on or around April 25.

Kentucky plant laying off 100 workers ahead of closure

A Belgium-based company is closing its plant in Kentucky, resulting in 100 layoffs early next year.

Kentucky-based insurer Humana to lay off 2% of workforce

A health insurance provider says it's laying off more than 800 people.

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.

Mass layoff expected at Eastern Kentucky call center

PERRY COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - More than 100 people will soon be without jobs in Perry County. On Monday, SYKES announced it was laying off...

Trump has harsh remarks for GM over layoffs

General Motors is closing a Canadian plant at the cost of about 2,500 jobs, but that is apparently just a piece of a much broader, company-wide restructuring that will be announced as early as Monday.

Hitachi in Harrodsburg laying off employees

Employees at Hitachi in Harrodsburg found out Monday they were being let go.

EKU prepares for $25 million budget cut

 Eastern Kentucky University is warning students and staff of major cuts to come if the current state budget proposal makes it through Frankfort.

Lexmark planning 700 layoffs over next year

Lexmark says it's planning to lay off 700 of its 10,000 worldwide employees over the next year as part of a restructuring of the printer company.

‘Wet Seal’ in Fayette Mall Closing

Clothing retailer 'Wet Seal' is closing its store in Fayette Mall in Lexington as part of a nationwide shutdown of all 171 stores.

Macy’s to Close Stores, Cut Jobs Amid Weak Sales

Macy's to close two stores in Kentucky as part of a nationwide restructuring that will include layoffs.

Toyota’s Kentucky HQ to Shut Down; Workers to Relocate

Toyota is beginning to move hundreds of jobs out of its northern Kentucky headquarters as part of a nationwide consolidation.

Layoffs at ‘Big Ass Solutions’ Lexington headquarters

Big Ass Solutions laid off 39-employees at its headquarters in Lexington, according to a release put out by the company Friday afternoon.

Bill to shield retired miners divides coal-state Republicans

An election-year bill to fulfill a 70-year-old government promise and protect health-care and pension benefits for retired miners is dividing coal-state Republicans.

Despite warning, Murray Energy says no layoffs expected

The CEO of coal giant Murray Energy said Thursday that company officials are doing their best to avoid the layoffs that 4,400 workers in six states were warned about in precautionary notices last month.

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One Lexington mom says she was in shock when the doctor told her her daughter had cancer.

Three new coronavirus-related deaths, two in Fayette County

The state reported 277 new coronavirus cases on Sunday as the number of positive cases continues to climb.

Renters burned out of home, firefighter overcome by heat

Twenty fire units were on the scene so the department could rotate firefighters to keep them fresh and protect them from heat-related injuries.