Stories tagged with: Unemployment Rates

November 22, 2013 - 10:03am
2 years 39 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reports that the state's unemployment rate rose slightly in the month of October. 

Ohio's unemployment rate was 7.5 percent for October and 7.4 percent for September. That's up from 7.3 percent in August.

October's rate is the highest since March of 2012. 

Ohio's rate also now reaches above the national unemployment rate of 7.3 percent in October and 7.2 percent in September. 

The monthly labor report for...

September 2, 2011 - 4:35pm
4 years 51 weeks ago

New data released shows employment growth was non-existent for the month of August.

Despite the lack of employment growth, the jobless rate stayed at 9.1%  for the month. Congressman Bob Gibbs believes the country never fully recovered form the recession and fears we're backsliding.

"People need to be able to have an opportunity and a job," said Gibbs. " It's just frustrates me to no end when I see somebody who wants to work and no job. That's just so...

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