kentucky unemployment

The latest Kentucky job numbers show Fulton County still has highest unemployment rate in the Commonwealth at just over 16.5 percent. Still, the state Office of Employment and Training reports most counties improved in September, with jobless rates increasing in only 12. Woodford County had the lowest at 5.3 percent. Union County posted the lowest numbers in western Kentucky at almost 6 percent.  Calloway was next, just under half a point higher.

Kentucky July Jobless Numbers Up Slightly

Aug 16, 2012

Kentucky's jobless rate has risen to 8.3 percent in the most recent Office of Employment and Training report. Government economist Manoj Shanker says the slight uptick in unemployment isn't enough to conclude that the state's economy has weakened. The increase came despite a strong showing in some job sectors.

Kentucky Unemployment Compensation System 2011 Report

Jul 23, 2012

Kentucky businesses that allege the state’s unemployment compensation system is weighted against them may be surprised by the actual figures from 2011. 

Jobless Rates Fall

Jun 15, 2012

Kentucky's jobless rate fell again last month. The latest figures from the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training say the May rate was down to 8.2 percent, a tenth of a percent decrease from April.