unemployment rate April's Jobless Rate Drops, But The State Also Lost Jobs Last Month By Karen Kasler • May 19, 2017 The jobless rate fell last month, but the state also lost jobs. That doesn't seem to make sense, but the state says there's positive news here. State's Jobs-Creating Entity And One Of Its Critics Agree Last Year's Job Growth Wasn't Great By Karen Kasler • Mar 7, 2017 Last year was a hard one in a category that nearly every politician talks about and nearly every election hinges on: the economy. And specifically, it was a tough year for job growth in Ohio. Jobless Rate Remains Unchanged For Two Months, As State Reports More Ohioans In Labor Force By Karen Kasler • Mar 3, 2017 Karen Kasler The state’s jobless rate was 5% for January, which is unchanged from December. But officials say there’s good news in that number. Ohio's Unemployment Rate Ticks Up A Little Higher In September By Jo Ingles • Oct 21, 2016 Mega Pixel/Shutterstock.com Ohio’s jobless rate ticked up slightly last month. Group's Annual Report On Working Ohio Shows Low Worker Participation, High Income Inequality By Karen Kasler • Sep 6, 2016 Policy Matters Ohio Though Ohio’s jobless rate is below the national average and the state is on a job-gaining trend, a new economic report says there are still some numbers that show workers are still suffering in Ohio. Ohio's Unemployment Rate Increased In December By Jo Ingles • Jan 22, 2016 The state's unemployment rate ticked up slightly last month to 4.7%.