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Business owners say COVID-19 impact lingers, hard to find employees

Business owners say they are being negatively impacted due to federal unemployment money.

Woodford lowest, Magoffin highest jobless rate in March

Rates lower than March 2020 in some counties but number of people working also lower.

Business owners save hundreds in unemployment insurance taxes

State lawmakers passed House Bill 413 to allow the tax schedule for unemployment insurance stay frozen at the rate it was at before the pandemic.

Career Center regional offices resume in-person services

Reservations open Monday for another round of appointments

Gov. Beshear’s counsel provides update on new online system for unemployment

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) - Today,  Gov. Beshear’s general counsel, Amy Cubbage, updated Kentuckians on a new online appointment system for unemployment insurance (UI), Kentucky...

State releases county unemployment data for February

Unemployment rates rose in 69 Kentucky counties between February 2020 and February 2021.

State releases county unemployment data for January 2021

Unemployment rates fell in 66 Kentucky counties between January 2020 and January 2021.

State’s slow job gains continue in January, most sectors still down over the year

Financial sector one of areas with more jobs than January 2020.

Kentucky’s 2020 annual unemployment rate increased to 6.6%

Kentucky’s unemployment rate for 2020 was higher than 20 states and lower than 29 states.

UPDATE: Distillers toast passage of third-party shipping, other measures

Three major bills aid craft distillers, brewers.

State updates P-EBT benefits, unemployment payments

Large percentage of new claims filed in last two months may be fraudulent

Bill would waive repayment of some unemployment overpayments

Bill would set rules for non-repayment.

House OKs bill that would mandate unemployment offices be open

Bill would require offices to be open in some areas when jobless rate is above 5 percent.

28 new vaccine sites, new cases below 1,000; eviction, unemployment updates

Governor, state officials update Kentuckians on winter storm safety, unemployment insurance, long-term care visitation

UPDATE: Beshear calls scam first reported by WTVQ ‘major cyber criminals’

A man says someone has helped themselves to his identity and has been using it to collect Kentucky unemployment benefits.

Despite unemployment debate in Frankfort, unemployed still frustrated

"People are out here struggling because of this pandemic and they need their money," John Francis said.

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