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Glimmer Of Hope For Ohio Jobs Market

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7:32AM
September 26, 2012

A manager at a Columbus jobs center says an increasing number of employers are asking for workers, sometimes dozens at a time and requesting they be on the job as soon as the next day.

Columbus Unemployment Rate Down Sharply In August

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Local unemployment data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services shows Columbus' unemployment rate fell to 6 percent in August.
11:46AM
September 25, 2012

The latest monthly jobs report from the state says Columbus’ unemployment fell to 6 percent in August. That’s a half-percent lower than July and more than a full percent below the statewide average.

Unemployment Flat Heading Into Early Voting

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Ohio's unemployment rate stayed at 7.2 percent for a third straight month in August.
10:29AM
September 21, 2012

Two Ohio political experts offer opinions on whether the final jobs report before the start of early voting will sway voters.

Ohio Jobless Rate – No Movement In July

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Ohio's unemployment remained unchanged at 7.2 percent in July.
8:45AM
August
17, 2012

After several months of steady but slight declines, Ohio’s unemployment rate remained unchanged in July. The state’s jobless rate stands at 7.2 percent – the same as it was in June.

Ohio Unemployment Rate Continues Downward Slide

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Ohio's unemployment went down a tenth of a percent in April, even though employers reported having 3,400 fewer employees.
11:54AM
May
18, 2012

The jobless rate slid from 7.5 to 7.4 percent in April, even though businesses reported 3,400 fewer workers.

Jobless Rate Continues Downward Slide

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Ohio's unemployment went down a tenth of a percent in March, even though the state lost about 9,500 jobs.
9:44AM
April
20, 2012

The percentage of unemployed Ohioans ticked down slightly in March and now sits at its lowest point since 2008.

Ohio Jobless Rate Drops to 8.5 Percent

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Ohio's November jobless rate fell .5 percent.
9:00AM
December
16, 2011

Ohio’s unemployment turned sharply downward in November. The state jobless rate stood at 8.5 percent, down a half-percent from October’s 9 percent figure.