Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

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11:57 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Ohio's Jobless Rate Steady

Ohio's unemployment rate for June was 5.5 percent, unchanged from the previous month.

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6:38 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Judge Orders State Payment To Government Services Firm

The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded a government services firm 1.3 million dollars after the state canceled its contract with 99 percent of the work completed.

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12:22 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Ohio Delays New Requirements For Jobless Benefits

The state says it's delaying the enforcement of new regulations that require Ohioans to do more to get unemployment insurance benefits. 

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6:53 am
Tue June 10, 2014

New Rules For Unemployment Insurance Beneficiaries

There are some new rules Ohioans must follow in order to receive their unemployment insurance benefits.

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7:46 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Local Jobless Rate Hits Seven-Year Low

Central Ohio's unemployment rate is now at a seven-year low.

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11:14 am
Fri May 16, 2014

State Releases April Jobless Figures

Ohio's unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest level in more than six years.

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10:28 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Ohio Launches Website For Suspected Fraud Reports

The state has launched a website designed to make it easier to report cases of suspected fraud in Medicaid, food assistance programs and other social services. 

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12:01 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

State Unemployment Rate Hits Six Year Low

Ohio's unemployment rate dropped by four-tenths of a percent in March to the lowest level in six years.

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9:05 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

State Releases February Jobless Numbers

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The state’s unemployment rate dropped in the last month, and is now below the national average. But not everyone is looking at jobs numbers in the same way. 

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12:02 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

State Jobless Rate Falls

Ohio's official unemployment rate fell by 3-tenths of a point in January to 6.9 percent.

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12:01 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

New Rules Force Thousands Off Of Food Stamps

More than 10 thousand low-income Ohioans lost their food stamp benefits this month as the state began enforcing work requirements that were waived in recent years.

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11:57 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Ohio's Jobless Rate Declines

Ohio's official unemployment rate is now 7.2 percent.

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12:30 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Regional Jobless Rate Holds Steady

The jobless rate in central Ohio was 6.1 percent last month, unchanged from October.

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12:01 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

State Jobless Rate Declined In November

Ohio's unemployment rate was 7.4 percent in November, down a tenth of a percentage point from October, but six tenths of a point above the seasonally adjusted jobless rate in November of last year.

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12:31 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Lawmaker Wants Food Stamp Benefits Extended To More Needy Ohioans

More than one in six Ohio households is facing food insecurity.

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8:12 am
Fri November 29, 2013

Central Ohio Jobless Rates Declined In September

State officials say the unemployment rate in the Columbus area fell four tenths of a point from September to 6.1 percent last month.

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7:01 am
Tue November 26, 2013

State Welfare Rolls Got Larger Last Month

Statistics show the Ohio welfare rolls increased in October for the first time since the state began enforcing tougher job and work-training requirements.

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12:27 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

State Jobless Rate Increases

State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate was 7.5 percent in October, an increase of a tenth of a point from September and two tenths of a point from August.

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12:27 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Report: Ohio Not Inspecting Day Care Centers Annually

A report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows Ohio has not always met its requirements for annual, unannounced inspections of day care centers and could conduct more comprehensive background checks on employees.

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11:35 am
Fri September 20, 2013

Unemployment Rate Declines In August

Ohio's unemployment rate has increased slightly.

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