The Economy & Business

The Economy & Business
11:41 am
Fri November 16, 2012

New Ohio Jobless Rate Dips Below 7%

Ohio’s official unemployment has dropped once again and it now at 6.9%.  The October rate represents a drop of only two-tenths of 1% compared to the revised rate in September.

Still, it means Ohio now has its lowest jobless rate in more than four years.  You have to go back to August of 2008 to find a jobless rate in the same 6% range. 

The Economy & Business
10:14 am
Sun November 11, 2012

An Interview With Alternative Radio Host David Barsamian

 

 The Book Occupy the Economy: Challenging Capitalism is a collection of interviews between economist Richard Wolff and David Barsamian, host of Alternative Radio. Barsamian recently visited Yellow Springs and spoke with Andy Valeri, host and producer of UnCommon Sense TV Media, and occasional co-host of "Around The Fringe" here on WYSO.

 

Alterntiave Radio airs Wednesday nights at 11 on WYSO.

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The Economy & Business
12:04 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Goodwill Easter Seals Plans Dayton Service Complex

A local charity has bought the final piece of real estate it needs to launch construction of an $11 million, 80,000-square-foot human services center near downtown Dayton.

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley will begin by razing the former South Main Street flag shop it purchased this week and six adjacent commercial properties.

The Dayton Daily News reports officials are soliciting architectural bids for the building and surroundings.

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The Economy & Business
12:06 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Mediation Rejected for Delphi Pensioners

Attorneys for a federally backed pension insurer have declined to enter mediation with retirees of a bankrupt auto-parts supplier suing to have their full pensions restored.

The Dayton Daily News reports that the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. rejected the non-binding mediation with Delphi salaried retirees. A spokesman for the insurer said Thursday said it can pay out only the amounts authorized by Congress.

Chuck Cunningham with the Delphi Salaried Retirees Association said it came after six weeks of discussions.

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The Economy & Business
2:31 pm
Wed September 26, 2012

Study Shows Benefits Of Buying Local

A new study finds that buying locally could generate millions of dollars for parts of Southern Ohio, As Emily McCord reports for WYSO, it could benefit an economy still recovering after shipping company DHL left Wilmington.              

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