COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are ready to release Ohio’s latest monthly employment data.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services was scheduled to release the March figures on Friday.
Last month’s announcement brought good news. For February, the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.5 percent, the lowest rate in nearly six years. That was down from 6.9 percent in January.
The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in February was 377,000, down 18,000 from 395,000 in January.