State of Working Ohio 2012
August 30th, 2012
Our comprehensive review of the Ohio labor market, released each year on the Sunday before Labor Day. We draw on the best and most recent available data to take a look at what’s happening to workers in our state.
Online at policymattersohio.org/sowo-sept2012Is median family income growth keeping up with productivity growth? Do 1 percent of Americans really own more than a third of U.S. wealth? For what group is labor-force-participation rate lower than ever? What share of Ohio’s jobless has been without work for at least six months? How far has Ohio’s median wage dropped since 1996? Is growth in durable goods manufacturing jobs pulling Ohio out of its slump? Could the federal stimulus and the auto rescue be playing a role in Ohio’s recovery? What do high-wage states have in commons?
Get the answers to these questions and more in our comprehensive report, State of Working Ohio 2012, available online this Sunday, September 2.