Jobless Rate Drops Again
The latest monthly jobs data shows that Ohio's unemployment rate continues its slow downward trend.
The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services says the state's seasonably adjusted unemployment rate for December was 6.7 percent - down from 6.8 percent in November and 6.9 percent in October. Officials say Ohio's economy and its job market are getting stronger, though the process remains slow. Ohio's unemployment rate has remained about a percentage point below the U.S. rate.