Is Kentucky still paying unemployment?
— As Kentucky gets back to work more and more, there are still those who now have a job, but are still owed unemployment benefits. April Ratchford, 45, an occupational therapist, said she had been receiving payments until March when they suddenly stopped. She couldn’t find out what the holdup was on the well over $20,000 she said she’s owed.
How much does unemployment pay in KY?
Effective July 1, 2020 the minimum rate is $39 and the maximum rate is $569 per week regardless of how high the wages are. There must be at least $1500 in one of the 4 quarters or the claim will be invalid. The total wages outside of the highest quarter must be at least $1,500.
When does Kentucky unemployment end?
“With a surging economy and job opportunities available throughout the commonwealth, there isn’t a valid reason why any Kentuckian who wants a job shouldn’t be able to find one,” the Governor said. Federal pandemic unemployment insurance benefit programs expire nationwide on Sept. 6.
What is the unemployment rate in KY?
Kentucky Historical Unemployment Trends. Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Kentucky has ranged from 3.6% in November 2018 to 16.7% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for Kentucky is 5.5% for June 2021. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.