JobWatch April 2005

April 18, 2005

Four years after the recession began, Ohio is down 179,700 jobs

Four years after the recession began in March 2001, Ohio employment is down 179,700, or 3.2 percent, according to the latest seasonally adjusted payroll numbers issued April 15 by the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services. At this point after the early 1990s recession started, 167,800 nonfarm wage and salary jobs had been created in Ohio, an increase of 3.4 percent.

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