Kentucky’s unemployment report for July 2018 released

Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary July 2018 unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for July 2018 was up from the 4.2 percent reported for June 2018.

The preliminary July 2018 jobless rate was down 0.7 percentage points from the 5 percent recorded for the state in July 2017.

The U.S. seasonally adjusted jobless rate for July 2018 was 3.9 percent, down 0.1 percentage point from the 4 percent reported for June 2018, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Read More