From the daily archives: Friday, May 20, 2016

The Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services released new data on Ohio’s employment and unemployment through April 2016 Monday. According to Ohio’s preeminent job number cruncher, “The new figures are unambiguously terrible.”

George Zeller, a Cleveland-based economic analyst, reports that Ohio lost 13,600 jobs in April 2016 as corrections to previously released data for January, February, and March 2016 in Ohio were revised downward.

Kasich Extends Ohio’s Sub-Par Job Growth To 41 Straight Months

The sad news for Ohio following the new April data and the revisions to prior 2016 months, Mr. Zeller said today, is that Ohio […]

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Before Vice President Joe Biden had boarded Air Force Two Wednesday to fly to Columbus to offer remarks on economic matters at the headquarters of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream’s, Ohio Congressman Pat Tiberi issued a statement critical of what Mr. Biden was going to say, especially on a new rule by the U.S. Department of Labor that will help millions get paid for overtime hours worked but not compensated.

Ohio Senior U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, who accompanied the vice president on his flight to Ohio’s capital city today, said about 134,000 Ohio workers would qualify for under the new […]

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