Education and Workforce Development Cabinet
Local Employment Offices Experiencing Power Outages - Those hardest hit will be closed or operating with minimal staff and limited services
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 30, 2009) — Due to weather conditions and power outages, the following local offices of employment and training are unable to process electronic unemployment insurance claims at this time:
Carrollton (Carroll County)
Danville (Boyle County)
Leitchfield (Grayson County)
Brandenburg (Meade County)
Bardstown (Nelson County)
Lebanon (Marion County)
Springfield (Washington County)
Henderson (Henderson County)
Louisville (Jefferson County) – Preston Highway Office
Madisonville (Hopkins County) – Federal Street office
Madisonville (Hopkins County) – Industrial Park office
Central City (Muhlenberg County)
Owensboro (Daviess County)
Paducah (McCracken County)
Mayfield (Graves County)
Murray (Calloway County)
Claimants may file initial or reopened unemployment insurance claims through the Call Center at 859-547-3362 or online at http://www.kewes.ky.gov/. To file a new extended claim, they must file online.
To request a check on a regular continued claim, claimants may call the Voice Response Unit (VRU) at 866-291-2926 or go online at http://www.kewes.ky.gov/.
To request a check on a continued extended claim, claimants must call the Voice Response Unit (VRU) at 866-291-2926.
Claimants also may check at their local offices to file a paper claim or to be redirected to operable service locations.
For further closure information on specific offices, call (502) 564-7456.
Learn more about the Office of Employment and Training at http://oet.ky.gov/.