Kentucky Education Workforce & Development Cabinet

Kentucky's annual unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in 2017, from 5.1 percent in 2016, while nonfarm employment gained 11,300 jobs, according to the state's Center for Education and Workforce Statistics. Read more


Kentucky’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly, to 5 percent, in January, while the national unemployment rate held at 4.8 percent after a week in which fewer people applied for the benefits than anytime since 1973. Read more