CDC Special Service Hours
on November 12th, 2019
The Career Discovery Center will have special hours on November 12, 13 & 15 to serve those individuals on the first Briggs & Stratton layoff. Staff will be on hand for those who still need assistance with UI, job search registration, computer help and questions.  Read More
Career Discover Center Opens Special Hours
on November 1st, 2019
The Career Discovery Center will have special hours on November 4 & 6 to serve those individuals on the first Briggs & Stratton layoff.  Staff will be on hand for those who still need assistance with UI, job search registration, computer help and questions....  Read More
WKWB Receives $2.6 Million in Dislocated Worker Funds to Assist Employees of Briggs and Stratton
on October 25th, 2019
On Thursday, October 24th Secretary Derrick Ramsey of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development cabinet announced the award of $2.6 million in Dislocated Worker Grant funding to the West Kentucky Workforce Board to provide reemployment services to individuals impacted by the closure of Briggs & Stratton Corporation in Murray, Kentucky.On September 26, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor Empl...  Read More
Public Comment on Regional and Strategic Plan Draft
on October 9th, 2019
The WKWB is formally opening a 14 day comment period for anyone that wishes to read the plan and make comments.  The final day that comments will be received is Wednesday, October 23, 2019.All comments must be submitted in writing to: [email protected] with the commenter’s contact information listed on the comment.For additional information on the WKWB or its activities, please send a written re...  Read More
October Hiring Event at KCC-Hopkinsville
on October 3rd, 2019
The October Hiring Event is scheduled for Thursday, October 24, 2019 with many employers looking to hire. We hope to see you there....  Read More
Patti's Job Fair September 19, 2019
on September 16th, 2019
A Job Fair is being held on Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 1 - 5 pm at WKCTC Emerging Technology Center - Room 109 located at 5100 Alben Barkley Drive in Paducah, KY.Patti’s 1880’s Settlement is presently open and taking applications for employment.  Patti’s 1880’s Restaurant will soon be reopening after being rebuilt.Patti’s is a complex in Grand Rivers, Kentucky’s Resort Village, dedicated to...  Read More
Briggs & Stratton Rapid Response Information
on September 11th, 2019
The Kentucky Career Center partners will join in a Rapid Response Activity to assist individuals from Briggs and Stratton in Murray who are being laid off through no fault of their own. A variety of local, state and federal programs to assist with re-employment and career assistance will be presented to the workers. Dates will be shared.  Read More
WKWB Executive Committee Meeting
on September 10th, 2019
An Executive Committee Meeting will be held Wednesday, September 18 at 10 am at the Renaissance Center located at 49 Jefferson Street in Cadiz, KY.  To RSVP, contact Cindy Massie at [email protected] or call (270) 886-9484....  Read More
Kentucky Career Pathways
on September 9th, 2019
There are numerous career pathways within Kentucky’s five high-demand industry sectors. Learn more about the education and experience needed to get jobs in these sectors, the average pay and the projected number of job openings over a five-year period....  Read More
Public Comment on Regional & Strategic Plan Draft
on September 6th, 2019
The WKWB is formally opening a 10 day comment period for anyone that wishes to read the plan and make comments.  The final day that comments will be received is Monday, September 16, 2019.All comments must be submitted in writing to: [email protected] with the commenter’s contact information listed on the comment.For additional information on the WKWB or its activities, please send a written req...  Read More
Fort Campbell to Our Workforce
on August 15th, 2019
Join Madisonville, KY for a Community Meeting on Thursday, August 29th at 9:00 am at Madisonville Community College located at 2000 College Dr, Madisonville, KY 42431.  The meeting will be led by Duane Soumis, Transition Services Manager, Soldie for Life Transition Assistance Program; Eric Horton, Workforce Partnership Director, Campbell Strong; Derek Poor, Veterans Transition Liaison, West Kentuc...  Read More
Western Kentucky Reentry Council Expungement Expo
on August 8th, 2019
The WESTERN KENTUCKY REENTRY COUNCIL is hosting an EXPUNGEMENT EXPO on Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 from 10AM-1PM at the Livingston County Extionsion Office located at 803 US HWY 60 E in Smithland, KY....  Read More
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