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Clay, Livingston counties certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress

Gov. Matt Bevin announced this week that Clay and Livingston Counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress. “Everything we aspire to economically is contingent on our communities having a skilled workforce that is ready and able to fulfill the needs of employers,” Bevin said. “Earning the Kentucky Work Ready Communities certification gives counties a competitive...

Five counties earn Work Ready certification from Education and Workforce and Development Cabinet

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner announced Friday that Barren and Taylor counties have been certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Communities. In addition, Harlan, Laurel and Scott counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress. “Everything we aspire to economically is contingent on our communities having a skilled workforce that...

Nicholas County certified as Kentucky Work Ready Community, four more counties in progress

Secretary Hal Heiner announced that Nicholas County has been certified as a Kentucky Work Ready Community. Bell, Cumberland, Garrard and Lee counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress. “I am excited to announce that we now have 33 counties that have achieved Work Ready Communities certification by the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (KWIB) and there are 48 counties...