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September 2019 Ohio and U.S. Employment Situation

Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.2% in September 2019, up from 4.1% in August. Ohio's nonagricultural wage and salary employment decreased 1,500 over the month, from a revised 5,592,700 in August to 5,591,200 in September 2019...

August 2019 Ohio and U.S. Employment Situation

Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in August 2019, up from 4.0 percent in July. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased 3,700 over the month, from a revised 5,588,000 in July to 5,591,700 in August 2019.

August 2019 U.S. Employment Situation

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 130,000 in August, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment in federal government rose, largely reflecting the hiring of temporary workers for the 2020 Census. Notable job gains also occurred in health care and financial activities, while mining lost jobs.

July 2019 Ohio and U.S. Employment Situation

Ohio's unemployment rate was 4.0 percent in July 2019, unchanged from June. Ohio’s nonagricultural wage and salary employment increased 4,500 over the month, from a revised 5,588,500 in June to 5,593,000 in July 2019.

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