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Ohio Jobless Rate For August Unchange From July

Sep 21, 2018

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.