Ohio jobless claims dropped about 20% past week


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The most recent unemployment numbers reported by the State of Ohio.

The most recent unemployment numbers reported by the State of Ohio.


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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohioans filed 10,799 initial traditional unemployment claims last week, which was 2,097 fewer than the previous week.

The state’s residents filed 59,551 continued traditional unemployment claims last week, which was 131 more than the previous week.

The total number of traditional claims filed Feb. 20-26 was 70,350.

Ohio’s unemployment rate in December was 4.5%. The national unemployment rate in December was 3.9%.

Ohio’s labor force participation rate in December was 61.5%. The national labor force participation rate in December was 61.9%.

ODJFS works in partnership with local workforce development boards and local staff to provide employment and training services at 88 OhioMeansJobs centers throughout the state.

Individuals can visit OhioMeansJobs.com or contact their local OhioMeansJobs center to find and apply for job openings, take skill and career interest assessments, create or improve their resumes, and practice interviewing.

Employers can contact their nearest OhioMeansJobs center to get help finding skilled candidates for jobs, screening resumes, learning about federally funded tax credits or training programs, and more.

To find contact information for your nearest OhioMeansJobs center, visit OhioMeansJobs.comand select “FIND A JOB CENTER” at the bottom of the page.

The most recent unemployment numbers reported by the State of Ohio.
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