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KY's First IT Apprenticeship

​Labor Cabinet Secretary Derrick Ramsey joins Interapt Skills in Louisville to showcase Kentucky's First Information Technology Apprenticeship... read more

KY Labor Cabinet Delays Enforcement

Kentucky Labor Cabinet Delays Enforcement of Final Beryllium Exposure Rule... read more

Potential Penalties Saved

The Labor Cabinet conducted 16 free on-site visits, or “consultative surveys,” for employers across Kentucky and resulted in enforcement penalties... read more

Save The Date:

​Governor's Safety and Health Conference and Exposition to be held May 8-11, 2018 at the Sloan Convention Center in Bowling Green.... read more

New Apprenticeship Program

Labor Cabinet Deputy Secretary Mike Nemes joined officials from Prestonsburg City’s Utilities Commission and Big Sandy Community and Technical... read more

Unpaid Wages Saved

The Labor Cabinet recouped $29,617.75 in unpaid wages for Kentucky workers.... read more

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Secretary Derrick K. Ramsey

The career path of Derrick K. Ramsey is one that personifies leadership most notably as an All-American football player, nationally-recognized athletic director, and his service to public office here in the Commonwealth.

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