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6:24 am
Fri May 29, 2015

Regional Jobless Rate Declined In April

Central Ohio's unemployment rate for April is 3.8 percent, down six-tenths of a point from March.

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11:18 am
Fri May 22, 2015

Slight Uptick In Ohio's Unemployment Rate For April

Ohio's unemployment rate rose by a tenth of a point in April to 5.2 percent after holding steady for the previous three months.

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9:28 am
Fri March 20, 2015

February State Jobless Rate Unchanged

Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in February, unchanged from the previous two months.

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11:43 am
Fri March 6, 2015

January Ohio Jobless Rate Unchanged From Revised December Figures

Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in January, matching the revised rate for December.

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7:11 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Regional Jobless Rate Held Steady In December

State officials say central Ohio’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent in December, a 13-year low.

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10:09 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Ohio's Jobless Rate Declined In November

Ohio’s unemployment rate for November is 5 percent, down three-tenths of a point from October.

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10:22 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Ohio's Unemployment Rate Now 5.3 Percent

Ohio's unemployment rate for October is 5.3 percent, down by three-tenths of a point from September.

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7:27 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Differing Explanations For Drop In Welfare Assistance

The state’s cash welfare program has sent out half as many checks to Ohio families than it did three and a half years ago.

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12:36 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

State Website Offers Job Help For Disabled Ohioans

The state has created a new website aimed at helping Ohioans with disabilities find jobs and work-related resources. 

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8:40 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

Ohio's unemployment rate for August is 5.7 percent, unchanged from July. 

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8:23 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

Civil Rights Suit Filed Against Kasich Over Unequal Benefits Requirements

Legal advocates for the poor have filed a civil rights complaint with the federal government over Ohio's move to waive work requirements for food stamp beneficiaries in certain counties while enforcing them in most.

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11:41 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Ohio's Unemployment Rate Rises

Ohio's unemployment rate for July rose slightly from the previous month.

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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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