state Office of Unemployment and Training en Jobless Rate Falls Again <p>The Kentucky Office of Unemployment and Training reported Wednesday that the jobless rate for the state fell to 8.6 percent in March, from 8.7 percent in February. The rate was 1.1 percentage points below the March 2011 rate. The March numbers mark the ninth consecutive month the jobless rate has declined. The largest job gains were seen in transportation and utilities with an increase of 1,900 jobs, followed by the leisure and hospitality sector with 1,800. The manufacturing and construction sector both reported job losses in March.</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2012 21:27:46 +0000 Drew Adams 17684 at Jobless Rate Falls Again