Ohio unemployment rate remains at 7.2% despite drop in jobs
Business First by Evan Weese, Web coordinator
Date: Friday, September 21, 2012, 11:49am EDT
Ohio’s jobs market stayed in neutral last month, making for consecutive months of no improvement after nearly a year of gains. The Ohio unemployment rate remained at 7.2 percent in August, unchanged from June and July, according to data released Friday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Prior to that, the state’s unemployment rate had fallen for 11 straight months, outpacing the national recovery.
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