Ohio's unemployment rate for August is 4.6 percent, unchanged from July.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says non-farm payrolls rose by nearly 14 thousand in August from the previous month. The agency reports job gains in the manufacturing; educational and health services; leisure and hospitality; trade, transportation and utilities; and information sectors. Ohio lost jobs in the professional and business services; and financial activities sectors. The national rate for August is 3.9 percent, unchanged from July.