Ohio's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate fell from 7.4 percent in November to 7.2 percent in December.
January 24, 2014
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the state jobless rate was 7.2 percent last month. That’s down from 7.4 percent in November but higher than the 6.7 percent reported for December 2012.
With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.