Jobless rate http://wkyufm.org en More than Two-Thirds of Kentucky's Counties Saw Jobless Rates Rise from Last Year http://wkyufm.org/post/more-two-thirds-kentuckys-counties-saw-jobless-rates-rise-last-year <p></p><p>The year-to-year unemployment rate has increased in 88 of Kentucky’s 120 counties. The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet released figures Thursday comparing each county’s jobless rate from June of 2012 to June of this year.</p><p>Overall, the state’s jobless rate rose to 8.9% from 8.6%</p><p>Warren County’s jobless rate this June was up .8 of a percent to 8%.</p><p>In Daviess County, the unemployment figure increased half-a-percentage point to 7.9%.</p><p>Hardin County saw a jobless rate of 8.3% this June, up slightly from last year.</p><p>Pulaski County’s unemployment rate stood at 10.1%&nbsp; in June, up 0.7% from last year.</p><p>The current jobless figures in those four counties all exceed the national unemployment rate of 7.8% Thu, 25 Jul 2013 20:57:03 +0000 WKU Public Radio News 34572 at http://wkyufm.org More than Two-Thirds of Kentucky's Counties Saw Jobless Rates Rise from Last Year Unemployment Rate Unchanged in Kentucky http://wkyufm.org/post/unemployment-rate-unchanged-kentucky <p>Kentucky&rsquo;s jobless rate was unchanged in June, and still stands at eight-point-two percent. The state figures released by the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet are consistent with the national unemployment rate. Thu, 19 Jul 2012 15:39:04 +0000 Dan Modlin 15890 at http://wkyufm.org Unemployment Rate Unchanged in Kentucky