Unemployment Insurance Important to Economy but Limited for Workers

By Jason Bailey
January 11, 2012

The loss of over 100,000 Kentucky jobs during the severe economic downturn of the last few years would have been even worse for the economy—and Kentucky families—if it wasn’t for unemployment insurance (UI). As the state’s unemployment insurance system rebuilds its trust fund in future years, it is important that already-limited benefits for workers be protected.

Updated Kentucky UI Brief