Unemployment Claims Rise

The number of Kentucky residents filing for unemployment benefits stayed on a record-breaking pace last week, lifting the three-week statewide total to more than 275,000 as the coronavirus pandemic causes widespread economic damage.A total of 117,135 Kentuckians filed unemployment claims last week, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday. It was up by nearly 4,000 people from the prior week.

Source: MG News

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