State Reports Decline In Unemployment

Nov 20, 2020

Ohio's official unemployment rate for October is 5.6 percent, down 2.7 percent from the revised rate for September.

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says the state had 324 thousand jobless people last month, down from 469 thousand in September. Non-farm payrolls increased by nearly 31 thousand in October to over 5.2 million. The department reports  Ohio gained jobs in the manufacturing, construction and service industries.