Environmental attorney Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. spoke to a crowd gathered today in the parking lot of Liberty Green, a new green affordable housing development east of downtown Louisville. Kennedy was on hand to help highlight a new federal, state, and city partnership to build more such housing, with the help of federal stimulus dollars and newly trained green collar workers.
Starting today, the Kentucky State Fair Board is hiring some 800 temporary workers for this year’s fair.
Jobs associated with the emerging clean energy economy grew 10 percent in Kentucky between 1998 and 2007. That’s compared to overall job growth of about three and half percent, according to new research from the Pew Charitable Trusts.
More stimulus dollars could be coming to Kentucky to help the unemployed.
About 400 area residents without jobs will be sent back to school with federal stimulus dollars.
A company that aims to increase trucking efficiency through technology has opened in Louisville.
Kentucky has launched a new program designed to weatherize low income homes and save both residents and state government money on utility bills.
General Electric has delayed the sale or spin-off of its Consumer and Industrial Division, part of which is based in Louisville, at Appliance Park.
College students who are about to graduate may be concerned about finding a job in this economic recession. But University of Louisville career services director Leslye Erickson says the downturn does not seem to have hit campus recruiting—yet.
The U.S. Census Bureau needs workers for the 2010 census beginning in the spring of 2009. The Bureau has announced it will open offices in Lexington and Louisville, hiring up to a thousand full and part time workers for the temporary jobs in each location.