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Ohio Jobless Rate Drops In February

Ohio's unemployment rate declined in February to a level below the national rate.
21, 2014

The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped in February. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said Friday that the seasonally adjusted rate in February was 6.5 percent, which was down from 6.9 percent in January.

State Officials Still In The Dark On Possible Sequester Cuts

Officials at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, the Ohio Head Start Association, and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services are keeping a close eye on Washington.
26, 2013

A series of automatic federal budget cuts known as the sequester looms at the end of the week, and the White House has put out a list of how those cuts might affect Ohio. But the only thing that’s clear about the possible sequester is there’s a lot of confusion.

Central Ohio Job Postings Up 8,000 From Last Year

The Columbus job market has been tumultuous in recent months, but economist Bill Lafayette says the city has regained most of the jobs it lost in the recession.
27, 2012

An analysis by the non-profit Conference Board shows Central Ohio had nearly 8,000 more online jobs ads than during the same time in 2011.

ODJFS Has New Director

19, 2008

Gov. Strickland Friday appointed the head of Franklin County Job and Family Services to head the state agency.