Job Fair For Eastern KY Workers

Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program joined nearly 20 employers for a job fair at the Letcher County Recreation Center Tuesday.The job fair, which comes on the heels of recent layoffs across the region, including the miners and families impacted by the Blackjewel bankruptcy, was visited by more than 100 people who are looking for jobs.”We need to be urgent and we need to respond to our dislocated workers in helping them learn what other opportunities are out there for them,” said Trish Adams, EKCEP industry liaison.EKCEP is hosting a follow-up job fair today in Harlan County. The job fair will be held in the Harlan Center from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Source: MG News

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