Ohio jobless rate falls for tenth consecutive month

Jun 15, 2012

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate fell from 7.4 percent in April to 7.3 percent in May. Non-farm payrolls rose by nearly 20-thousand from April. The department says 426-thousand Ohioans were out of work in May, down by 5-thousand from April. The state added 64-hundred jobs in manufacturing, 45-hundred jobs in professional and business services and 43-hundred jobs in educational and health services.