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Press Releases
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Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Meetings in January12/23/2014The following meetings have been scheduled in January for agencies within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.View Please Release
Jobless rates down in 119 counties in November 201412/23/2014Unemployment rates fell in 119 Kentucky counties between November 2013 and November 2014, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.View Please Release
Kentucky’s jobless rate drops to 6 percent in November12/18/2014Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate dropped to its lowest rate in more than six years in November 2014 at 6 percent from a revised 6.2 percent in October 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.View Please Release
Union County Public Library maintains number one ranking in children’s attendance in Kentucky12/5/2014For the second year in a row, the Union County Public Library children’s program ranks number one in attendance among the state’s public libraries, according to the 2014 Statistical Report of Kentucky Public Libraries.View Please Release
Jobless rates down in all 120 counties for third straight month12/4/2014Unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between October 2013 and October 2014, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.View Please Release
Additional Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Meeting in December12/1/2014The following meeting has been scheduled in December for an agency within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.View Please Release
Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Meetings in December11/25/2014The following meetings have been scheduled in December for agencies within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.View Please Release
Kentucky employers to save about 112 million11/21/2014Gov. Steve Beshear today announced that Kentucky employers will save an estimated $112 million for the 2014 tax year as the state has qualified for a waiver under the Federal Unemployment Tax Act (FUTA).View Please Release
Kentucky leads nation with monthly unemployment rate decrease11/21/2014Kentucky leads the nation in states that had statistically significant over-the-month unemployment rate declines in October 2014, according to a report today from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).View Please Release
Kentucky’s jobless rate plunges to 6.2 percent in October11/20/2014Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate dropped to its lowest rate in more than six years in October 2014 at 6.2 percent from a revised 6.7 percent in September 2014, according to the Office of Employment and Training (OET), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.View Please Release
Gov. Beshear awards Kentucky Work Ready Communities11/17/2014Governor Steve Beshear today announced that Boone, Campbell, Hardin and Kenton counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities and Fleming, Grant, Johnson, Martin, Ohio, Perry and Trimble counties have achieved Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress status.View Please Release
Gov. Beshear names Beth Brinly deputy secretary of Education and Workforce Development Cabinet11/6/2014Governor Steve Beshear has appointed Frankfort resident Beth Brinly as deputy secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.View Please Release
Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Meetings in November10/31/2014The following meetings have been scheduled in November for agencies within the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. View Please Release
Jobless rates down in all 120 counties for second straight month10/23/2014Unemployment rates fell in all 120 Kentucky counties between September 2013 and September 2014, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. View Please Release
Vocational Rehabilitation seeks public input Nov. 2010/22/2014The Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) has scheduled visioning forums to give individuals with disabilities, advocates and other interested individuals an opportunity to provide feedback on the services OVR provides to Kentuckians with disabilities Nov. 20 at four locations. View Please Release
Reports
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Kentucky Workforce Investment Board Strategic PlanView Report
WorkNow Kentucky Report 2010View Report
WIA Annual Report 2011View Report
Unemployment Insurance Task Force Report - January 2010View Report
Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Report 2013View Report
Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Report 2012View Report
Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Report 2011View Report
Local Workforce Investment Board Financial Report 2012View Report
Local Workforce Investment Board Financial Report 2011View Report
Kentucky's 5-Year Unified State Plan PY 2012-2017View Report
Governor’s Task Force on Transforming Education in Kentucky Final Report - February 2011View Report
Governor’s Task Force on Early Childhood Development and Education Interim Report - April 2010View Report
Governor’s Task Force on Early Childhood Development and Education Final Report - November 2010View Report