Unemployment

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6:27 am
Thu July 23, 2015

Demand For Seasonal Jobs Behind Increase In Regional Jobless Rate

Central Ohio's unemployment rate for June is 4.2 percent, an increase of two-tenths of a point from May.

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10:31 am
Fri July 17, 2015

Ohio's June Jobless Rate Unchanged From May

Ohio's unemployment rate for June is 5.2 percent, unchanged from the previous two months.

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3:29 am
Sat June 20, 2015

Ohio Jobless Rate Unchanged From April

Newly released data shows Ohio's unemployment rate for May is 5.2 percent, unchanged from April.

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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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7:07 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Governor Kasich Touts Good News About Ohio’s Economy But Not All Believe It

Gov. John Kasich and Ohio Job and Family Services Director Cynthia Dungey
Bradley W. Parks

Governor John Kasich is finding reason to celebrate the latest job numbers in Ohio. 

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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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6:29 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Ohio Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.8 Percent

Ohio's unemployment rate fell in December to 4.8 percent, its lowest since September 2001 and the fourth consecutive monthly decrease. 

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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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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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7:03 am
Tue August 19, 2014

USDL: Ohio Led The Nation In Job Losses In July

The Labor Department says Ohio led the nation in job losses last month.

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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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11:52 am
Thu June 26, 2014

Regional Jobless Rate Increased In May

Students looking for summer jobs are being blamed for an increase in central Ohio's unemployment rate.

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12:01 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

State Jobless Rate For May Lower Than Previous Two Months

Ohio's unemployment rate dropped again in May.

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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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7:02 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Regional Unemployment Rate Declines

Columbus 2020 reports the region's unemployment rate fell nearly a full-percentage point this winter, to four-point-nine-percent.

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