19 July 2018
(Glasgow Daily Times)
Though the number of people employed rose, Kentucky's jobless rate increased slightly from May to June.
According to a report from the Kentucky Center for Statistics, the state's unemployment rate increased from 4.1 percent in May to 4.2 percent in June. The preliminary rate is .9 percent lower than the 5.1 percent mark recorded in June of 2017 for Kentucky.