Ohio jobless rate drops to 7.6%: State attributes month's decrease to creation of 28,000 posts
Posted March 24, 2012 in Press Releases
The number of unemployed Ohio workers fell again in February, pulling the unemployment rate to 7.6 percent from 7.7 percent in January.
Data released Friday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services show 443,000 Ohioans were unemployed in February, compared with 447,000 in January. Although the drop wasn't huge in percentage terms, state officials say employers added a large number of jobs