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Ohio unemployment rate drops

Story By: Brad Francis

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 6/20/2014

The latest numbers indicate more Ohioans are finding work.

The state's unemployment rate was 5.5% in May, down from 5.7% in April. The number of unemployed Ohioans dropped 11,000 during that time. And unemployment in the state has dropped by 108,000 in the past year.

Ohio fares better than the country as a whole. The U.S. unemployment rate was 6.3% last month, unchanged from April.

   
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