UNEMPLOYMENT INCHES DOWN; GLASGOW CAREER CENTER HAS A FRESH LIST OF OPPORTUNITIES PDF Print
Monday, 23 September 2013 06:17

Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate inched down to 8.4% in August from 8.5% in July, according to the Offfice of Employment and Training.  The preliminary August 2013 jobless rate was 0.1% percentage points above the 8.3% in August of last year.  The US jobless rate dropped to 7.3% in August, down from 7.4% in July.  In August Kentucky’s civilian labor force was 2,077,963 and the number of those unemployed decreased by 3,551.  “The labor market is still struggling,” said economist Manoj Shanker of the OET.  “It has softened during the last four months, as overall employment peaked and then dipped slightly.”

The Glasgow Career Center has a lot of job openings in our area and Emily Bailey, with the Career Center, is here to tell you about these great opportunities:

 

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