Ohio has the third-highest number of job losses of any state so far this year, according to an analysis by the executive firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas.
Ohio has lost more than 23-thousand jobs this year, behind California and Texas. Spokesperson Andrew Challenger says steel and auto job losses were most prevalent.
Challenger says the retail sector has also see job losses.
Challenger says cost-cutting, closing stores and company restructurings are the three biggest reasons why jobs were lost.