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Analysis Shows Ohio Had Fourth-Largest Number Of Jobs Cuts In First Half Of This Year

Ohio had the fourth largest number of job cuts during the first half of the year, according to a new analysis by the executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas

Spokesperson Andrew Challenger says Ohio lost more than 15 thousand jobs during that period.

Challenger blames company restructurings, store closures and cost-cutting measures for the job losses.


Challenger says Ohio lost more than 850 jobs in June. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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