Recession http://wyso.org en Ohio Unemployment Rate Ticks Up in August, Reflecting Long-term Stagnation For Some http://wyso.org/post/ohio-unemployment-rate-ticks-august-reflecting-long-term-stagnation-some <p><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><a href="http://ohiolmi.com/ces/LMR.pdf" target="_blank">Unemployment numbers are out for August</a></span>, and Ohio’s rate was right in line with the national rate of 7.3 percent. But while the U.S. unemployment rate went from above 8 percent in August 2012 to 7.3 percent in August 2013, the state numbers actually ticked up slightly from last month and last year.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:02:10 +0000 Lewis Wallace 39697 at http://wyso.org Ohio Unemployment Rate Ticks Up in August, Reflecting Long-term Stagnation For Some Statewide Report on Jobs Stresses Stagnancy http://wyso.org/post/statewide-report-jobs-stresses-stagnancy <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-5842e367-e3ea-02e2-f760-4ae61300c61f"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A report out Sunday says the labor market in Ohio is tough—and not improving as fast as the rest of the country. But some Dayton-area officials have a brighter outlook.</span></span></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 13:08:43 +0000 Lewis Wallace 38646 at http://wyso.org