Resources available to help jobless as pandemic unemployment programs end

FRANKFORT, Ky. — As federal pandemic unemployment insurance (UI) programs expire on Sept. 6, claimants who need help finding work or career services can turn to more than a dozen Kentucky Career Center offices across the commonwealth for help. Staff in each of the regional centers can provide job leads and job search assistance as well as adult education and vocational rehabilitation services, said [...]

September 3rd, 2021|

AK Steel closure information

If you were affected by the closure of AK Steel in Ashland KY, and worked for AK Steel, Hatzel & Buehler or L.R. Daniels, the company has a petition certified by the US Department of Labor. You may be entitled to receive services under the TRADE program. If you are interested in pursuing your eligibility contact Kentucky Career Center – Ashland at 606-920-2024. [...]

September 2nd, 2021|

TENCO board approves Morehead certificate

The TENCO Workforce Development Board met on August 19, 2021 and approved the review committee’s recommendation that the Kentucky Career Center in Morehead receive Comprehensive Career Center Certification. This certification affirms the career center’s commitment to customer service and continuous improvement as we provide unified career services to all job seekers and business services to employers. Through the application and certification process the [...]

August 30th, 2021|

Unemployment programs expiring in September

The last payable week for the following programs is the week ending Sept. 4, 2021, regardless of the balance of the benefits remaining on the claim: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), which provides an additional $300 weekly payment to recipients of unemployment compensation. Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), which provides benefits for those who would not usually quality, including the self-employed, gig workers, and part-time [...]

August 10th, 2021|

Job Corps

Kentucky Career Center — TENCO Program Spotlight: DOWNLOAD JOB CORP PDF

August 7th, 2021|

TENCO Workforce Development Board funds youth employment programs

After a need’s analysis of youth services and resources, the TENCO Workforce Development Board established a work-based learning opportunity for youth ages 17-24 in the local area. The focus of the program is to serve youth that have recently graduated and/or are not attending any school in order to prepare them for employment and/or post-secondary education. The Youth Employment Program (YEP) provides eligible youth [...]

May 21st, 2021|

UI update: ReliaCard debit card program to begin

The Kentucky Office of Unemployment Insurance (OUI), in partnership with the Kentucky Office of the State Treasurer, will begin issuing unemployment insurance benefit payments to the U.S. Bank ReliaCard® starting on May 3, 2021. While you are currently receiving your benefit payments on a paper check, as of May 3, 2021, your benefit payments from OUI will be deposited on either a U.S. Bank [...]

April 22nd, 2021|

Business Spotlight: CTI Foods

CTI Foods … CTI Foods mission is to be the best custom food and culinary solutions team, focused on driving results for our customers. Approaching $1.5 billion in sales and 2000 employees nationwide, CTI Foods provides chef led innovation, quality and value to our customers and serves the restaurant and industrial ingredient industries with proteins, soups, sauces, and dressing innovations through our USDA [...]

October 29th, 2020|

AppHarvest hiring for more than 300 jobs

MOREHEAD, Ky. — AppHarvest is now hiring for 300+ jobs at its 2.76-million-square-foot indoor farm in Morehead, KY. AppHarvest is working with universities, community organizations and governments at all levels to build America’s AgTech capital from within eastern Kentucky. The company is putting the agriculture worker first with benefits including paid time off, educational up-skilling initiatives, custom apparel, movie nights and nutritious snacks. [...]

September 21st, 2020|
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