Western Kentuckians ask for unemployment insurance help


OWENSBORO, Ky. (WEHT) – Western Kentuckians, who lost their jobs, looked for help in Owensboro with their unemployment insurance.

They met with the Kentucky Labor Cabinet officials at the their limited in-person services at Owensboro Community Technical College. Some say they waited at least a half hour to see someone about their claims. Grayson County resident, Colin Goostree said, he heard conversations of dealing with the reality of being jobless.

“There was a lot of people in there complaining about how some people saying they almost went homeless during this time. There’s a lot of people talking about it inside. Angry people, excited people.”

People with appointments must bring two forms of ID with them. Appointments will continue tomorrow morning at eight.

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(This story was originally published on June 29, 2020)

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