October 23, 2020
Amidst a new surge of COVID-19 cases, recent data shows that employment in virtually all Kentucky counties remained severely depressed in September. When looking at the economic recovery by income levels, the picture is worse for low-income workers, whose recovery stalled out months ago, and for whom jobs remain scarce. All of this points to the need for significantly more federal aid to help jumpstart the recovery and alleviate significant hardship.
County-level employment data shows widespread hardship
Last week’s statewide data that showed the recovery may have weakened in September, read more