16 August - Hannah Bullard (WKMS)
Kentucky Center for Statistics in a release said the unemployment rate for July was up slightly from the previous month.
The rate in July was 4.3 percent, compared to 4.1 percent in June.
The number of employed people in Kentucky was down by more than 2,000 in July, and the number of unemployed increased by more than 3,000.
Employment in Kentucky’s mining and logging sector decreased by 300 jobs from June 2019 to July 2019.