Ohio’s Jobless Rate Declines For Eleventh Straight Month

Ohio's unemployment went down a tenth of a percent in June,and employers added more than 18,000 new workers.(Photo: Burt Lum (Flickr))
Ohio's unemployment went down a tenth of a percent in June,and employers added more than 18,000 new workers.(Photo: Burt Lum (Flickr))

New figures released  Friday show Ohio’s unemployment rate ticked down for an 11th straight month in June.

The latest figures from the Department of Job and Family Services show a June jobless rate of 7.2 percent, that’s down from 7.3 percent in May.

Unemployment rolls shrank by about 7,000 in June, while employers reported adding 18,400 jobs last month.

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