Kentucky Office Of Employment & Training http://wfpl.org en Louisville Metro Jobless Rate Up Slightly http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-metro-jobless-rate-slightly <p>The unemployment rate in the Louisville metro area increased to 8.3 percent in the month of June, which is a slight uptick, according to the Kentucky Office Of Employment &amp; Training.</p><p>The numbers released Thursday show the jobless rate was 8.1 percent in May, but that unemployment is down significantly when compared to the 9.9 percent rate last year. Statistics in the report cover the 13-county metropolitan statistical area that includes surrounding Kentucky counties and Southern Indiana. It shows approximately 53,700 people are unemployed.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 18:22:24 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 1132 at http://wfpl.org