(WOIO) – Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.8 percent in December 2014, down from 5 percent in November 2014. Ohio’s nonfarm wage and salary employment increased 5,100 over the month, from a revised 5,325,300 in November to 5,330,400 in December.
The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in December was 278,000, down 9,000 from 287,000 in November.
The number of unemployed has decreased by 133,000 in the past 12 months from 411,000. The December unemployment rate for Ohio was down from 7.1 percent in December 2013.
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