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Monthly Snapshot:

The latest  unemployment rate  is 4.0 % , compared to 4.0% at the same time last year.

The latest  size of labor force is 678,413 , compared to 671,165 at the same time last year.
 
The latest  number of  monthly online job postings is 15,258 , with 4,619 of those requiring an Associate's degree or higher and 3,736 of those requiring a Bachelor's degree or higher.
 
The latest  number of quarterly (January-March) online job postings is 40,884 , with 12,386 of those requiring an Associate's degree or higher and  9,984 of those requiring a Bachelor's degree or higher. 

*All above data refers to the Louisville Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).
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Visualizing 170 Years of Louisville Employment History

How has Louisville's labor market changed over time? In this graph, we show the share of Louisville jobs by each sector of the economy between 1850 and 2017.  

$3 million JPMorgan Chase grant will fund new Tech Louisville program

This AdvancingCities grant will help 300 people become IT support professionals over the next three years.

Links to Workforce Resources
The Labor Market Update is a monthly report produced by KentuckianaWorks, the Louisville region's Workforce Development Board. The report gives Louisville's policymakers and business leaders an overview of the local economy through powerful visuals and concise analysis. 
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