WHAS11-TV, Job seekers seek advice as unemployment persists
By Joe Arnold
Date Published: 7/22/2011
Kentucky's jobless rate has dropped to its lowest level in 15 months, yet state economic officials say the actual number of unemployed people in Kentucky is much higher.
The official numbers do not reflect the jobless who have stopped looking for work and those who have taken part-time jobs but are still looking for a full time position.When the state factors the chronically unemployed and underemployed, the jobless number is closer to 16%.
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