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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.

Lexmark receives top military support award; UI benefits going out

Checks for second round of $400 going out

Unemployment rates up as work force increases outpace job gains

Rates increase across the state compared to July.

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.

With COVID impact, jobless rates higher in July than a year ago

Coronavirus continues to impact employment picture

Lexington mom hopes to receive new unemployment benefit

A Lexington mother hopes to receive the extra unemployment benefits from the state.

Owensboro, only city in America where unemployment is actually down

"We've managed it as a community," Owensboro Mayor Tom Watson

Unemployment rates continue to fall

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

Ernst & Young helping with unemployment claims: Contract set to expire

Governor Andy Beshear announced that he brought in Ernst & Young (EY) to help with unemployment on June 30th, he said he expected the global accounting firm would get Kentucky close to caught up with claims.

Employment slowly rebounding in state, hospitality shows biggest gains

Numbers still not back to pre-pandemic levels.

Unemployment push success, budget improves, new business expansion

New hires ramping up jobless claims work, GE expanding in Louisville.

In-person jobless help in Somerset, Hopkinsville this week

Appointments can be made for July 7-8.

No walk-up service for unemployment insurance available in Frankfort Monday

Last week, long lines of Kentuckians waiting in the hot sun for hours in Frankfort made national headlines, symbolic of the impact coronavirus has had on the economy. 

Field work for unemployment, outside contractor coming this week

State gets outside help to get through final cases

State to send UI teams back into the field

Some teams could be in the field in two weeks

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$8 million in funding for Eastern Kentucky at SOAR Summit

Two new projects in Pike and Boyd counties have been selected for more than $8 million in funding.

Nova Steel USA to create 110 jobs with Bowling Green tube mill

Canadian-owned company plans first Kentucky facility

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

ABC 36's Amber Freeman talks to Dr. Taylor of the Georgetown Cancer Center about breast cancer screening.

COVID-19 vaccine plan shared with lawmakers

Overall, Stack said the task of administering the vaccine is going to be “very difficult.”