From Frankfort

Workforce development continues to be a challenge in Kentucky

02/07/2018 05:09 PM

FRANKFORT – Education and Workforce Development Secretary Hal Heiner told members of the House Budget Review Subcommittee on Primary and Secondary Education and Workforce Development on Wednesday that a skills gap remains in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, particularly when it comes to middle skill jobs. Heiner noted that currently, well over 100,000 jobs in Kentucky have gone unfilled because of a skills gap in the states workforce. “There are over 130,000 open jobs in Kentucky, and a lot of these jobs may... Read more 

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