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January Unemployment Rate In Ohio Unchanged From December

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Ohio's unemployment rate for January is 4.1 percent, unchanged from December.  

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says today non-farm payrolls fell by 63 hundred in January to nearly 5.6 million. The number of jobless Ohio workers rose by one thousand to 238 thousand. Ohio saw job gains in the service sector, and lost jobs in manufacturing. 

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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