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Unemployment Falls Slightly As Ohio Employers Add 6,000 Jobs

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8:56AM
October 17, 2014

Labor officials report the most September job gains in goods-producing industries like manufacturing and construction, state government, and trade, transportation and utilities.

Ohio Unemployment Unchanged From July To August

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Trade, transportation and utilities lost the most positions, while government and educational and health services added the most workers in August.
10:33AM
September 19, 2014

State labor officials says Ohio employers added about 200 jobs in August as the official jobless rate hovered at 5.7 percent.

Ohio Jobless Rate Increases In July

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Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reports the state's jobless rate increased in July
12:17PM
August
15, 2014

Ohio’s unemployment rate for July ticked up slightly after job reports for the last two months showed the rate at its lowest level since before the Great Recession.

Ohio Unemployment Rate Flat In June

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12:14PM
July
18, 2014

The unemployment rate in Ohio for June remained unchanged at 5.5 percent, staying at the lowest level since before the Great Recession.

Businesses, Workers Fear They’ll Pay State’s Unemployment Debt

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In 2013, Ohio employers started paying more in federal unemployment taxes because the state still owes a huge debt to the feds.
7:32AM
July 18, 2014

The recession may be over, but the state of Ohio still owes the federal government $1.4 billion for the money it borrowed to pay jobless benefits to unemployed Ohioans. That debt is looming large over Ohio employers, and could affect people who might get jobless benefits in the future.

Central Ohio Fares Well In Local Unemployment Report

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As a whole, Ohio's unemployment rate remains well below the national rate.
11:26AM
May 20, 2014

Unemployment fell in every Ohio county last month, and Central Ohio fared especially well.

Ohio’s Unemployment Rate Dips Again

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Ohio's rate remains below the national rate, which fell to 6.3 percent in April from 6.7 percent in March.
9:04AM
May 16, 2014

The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped in March to the lowest level in more than six years.

U.S. Unemployment Drops To 6.3 Percent, Lowest In 5 Years

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The federal jobs report released Friday morning says the U.S. gained 288,000 jobs in February.
9:00AM
May 2, 2014

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that nonfarm payroll employment rose by 288,000 in April. In a separate survey, the unemployment rate dipped by 0.4 percent.

Unemployment Rate Falls For Second Straight Month

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Ohio's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate fell from 7.4 percent in November to 7.2 percent in December.
10:46AM
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.

Ohio Unemployment Down, But State Lost 12,000 Jobs In November

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Despite the drop, the November rate was still well above the seasonally adjusted jobless rate of 6.8 percent in November of last year.
8:59AM
December 20, 2013

The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate dropped in November to 7.4 percent, down slightly from the October rate of 7.5 percent.