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Supreme Court To Hear Arguments Over JobsOhio

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7:31AM
November 6, 2013

JobsOhio comes before the Ohio Supreme Court Wednesday, as a group of liberal and conservative activists make their arguments against lawyers for the job creation program and Gov. John Kasich.

Vets Coalition Pushes State Lawmakers For Clear Energy Jobs

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7:57AM
October
31, 2013

A coalition of veterans groups is pushing Ohio lawmakers to tougher clean energy standards to help create jobs for returning veterans.

Many State Grant Recipients Failed To Deliver Promised Jobs

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About half the companies receiving grants failed to create the jobs to which they committed, the Toledo Blade reports.
9:23AM
October 28, 2013

A newspaper investigation of Ohio’s public job-creation efforts has found companies receiving state money failed to bring thousands of promised positions.

Wilmington Adds Jobs, Still Searching For Thousands More

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DHl laid off about 9,500 workers when it left the Wilmington Air Park in 2008.
7:24AM
August
7, 2013

The southwestern Ohio community of Wilmington is a little closer to recovering the thousands of jobs lost with the departure of shipping giant DHL in 2008.

Job Growth Slows Sharply, But Unemployment Rate Dips

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Li-Wen Hung (left) and Whitney Chen were waiting to meet potential employers at a Manhattan job fair earlier this year
11:31AM
April
5, 2013

Just 88,000 jobs were added to private and public payrolls in March. The jobless rate still edged down to 7.6 percent — but only because nearly half a million fewer people were in the labor force.

Dish Network Adding Jobs At Hilliard Call Center

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The company says it needs more customers service reps at a call center in Hilliard.
12:50PM
March 29, 2013

The satellite TV provider says the new positions are being added to meet demand for its DRV service known as the Hopper.

JobsOhio Accepts $7 M In Donations, Donors Remain Anonymous

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Documents from JobsOhio show half of the 26 salaries paid by the organization were at least $100,000, with JobsOhio’s president and CIO making $225,000.
8:00AM
March 7, 2013

An annual report from the state’s semi-private job creation agency says it’s attracted $7 million in donations and millions more in public money.

Time Warner Looking For More Workers

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7:49AM
February
5, 2013

Time Warner Cable says it’s hiring 124 workers in Columbus, Findlay and Zanesville.

State Unemployment Ticks Down After 13,900 New Jobs in October

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Ohio's unemployment fell to 6.9 percent last month, the second straight drop after a summer of flat employment reports.
8:48AM
November 16, 2012

The report from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services lists an October jobless rate of 6.9 percent, down from 7 percent in September and 7.2 percent in August.

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.