Latest Unemployment Numbers

Nearly 91,000 Kentucky residents applied for unemployment benefits last week, down from the prior week but a grim reminder that the coronavirus continues to inflict economic damage even as the governor rolls out plans to gradually kick start commerce.The ranks of laid-off Kentucky workers seeking jobless assistance in the past six weeks swelled to nearly 600,000 – about 30% of the state’s civilian workforce.

Source: MG News

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