Secretary Heiner Announces New Certified Work Ready Communities
May 19, 2017
Secretary Hal Heiner announced Friday, May 19, that Ballard and Mason counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities, while Jackson, Meade, and Owen counties have been certified as Kentucky Work Ready Communities in Progress. Heiner said everything we aspire to economically is contingent on our communities having a skilled workforce that is ready and able to fulfill the needs of employers. There are currently 37 counties in Kentucky certified as Work Ready Communities, with 51 counties in progress.