WOSU News Archives For: August 4, 2011

Ohio’s Job Picture, A Fair View

Ohio State Fair
The U.S. Labor Department has released new jobless figures for major metropolitan areas. It pegs Columbus' unemployment rate at 8.2 percent. As the jobless rate remains stubbornly high, The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services for the first time is hosting private companies in its booth at the State Fair.
5:32PM
August
4, 2011

The U.S. Labor Department has released new jobless figures for major metropolitan areas. It pegs Columbus’ unemployment rate at 8.2 percent. As the jobless rate remains stubbornly high, The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services for the first time is hosting private companies in its booth at the State Fair.

Board: “No” Vote To Count Against Union Law

The Ohio Statehouse
The Ohio Statehouse
5:29PM
August
4, 2011

Ohio voters opposed to a new collective bargaining law that limits public employee unions will get to vote “no” at the ballot box this fall, following a decision Wednesday by the state Ballot Board.