State Unemployment Services Set to End in Bell, Harlan, and Pike Counties

Clients seeking services at Kentucky Career Center (KCC) JobSight locations in Bell, Harlan, and Pike counties with the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training will notice a change in the coming days.


Teleworks USA Highlighted in Next PRTC Connection Magazine

Our staff at EKCEP and Teleworks USA are very fortunate to be able to partner with some extraordinary people and organizations in Eastern Kentucky, and that certainly includes the good people at Peoples Rural Telephone Cooperative​ (PRTC).


U.S. Dept. of Labor Awards EKCEP $11 Million to Continue Assistance for Out-of-Work Coal Workers Through the H.O.M.E. Initiative

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced the release of $11 million in dislocated worker funds for the Eastern Kentucky Concentrated Employment Program (EKCEP) to continue efforts through its Hiring Our Miners Everyday (H.O.M.E.) initiative to support families impacted by layoffs in the region’s coal industry.


First Cohort of TechHire Eastern Kentucky (TEKY) Interns Completes Immersive Computer Coding Program

The first cohort of men and women taking part in the TechHire Eastern Kentucky (TEKY) initiative was recognized Wednesday, Jan. 4 for completing the curriculum and coding certifications as they transition to a work-based learning internship for Interapt, a Louisville-based tech innovator and TEKY partner.


TechHire Eastern Kentucky Joins Campaign to Fill 100,000 Tech Jobs by 2020

TechHire Eastern Kentucky (TEKY) is joining with 71 other TechHire communities from across the nation to announce a new campaign to place 100,000 Americans into tech jobs by 2020.

With over half a million open technology jobs across all industries and regions in the country today, the #100kby2020 campaign was launched to meet this growing tech demand.