Louisville unemployment decreased to 3.3% in September; size of the labor force up 2,664
(compared to the same time last year)
September snapshot for the Louisville region:
Who are the adults in their prime working years who aren't working?

In such a tight labor market, more attention is being placed on those who aren't working and how they could be connected to employers with hiring needs. So what do we know about the adults in the Louisville region who are not working, and the potential barriers they face in seeking, gaining, and retaining employment?

A Snapshot of Advanced Manufacturing Jobs in Louisville

As the region's 2nd largest industry, manufacturing plays a critical role in Louisville's economy. 

But what kinds of manufacturing jobs are expected to grow? How much do careers like welding and engineering pay? And what skills and experience are employers looking for today? 

Get answers to those questions and much more. 

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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