Ohio’s unemployment rate stays at 8.6 percent
COLUMBUS — Ohio unemployment held steady in May and was lower than the national jobless rate for the second straight month. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said today that the state registered 8.6 percent unemployment last month, which was unchanged from April. It’s a pause after 14 straight months of falling unemployment, the longest [...]
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Northwest Corner towns bucking state’s unemployment trend, officials say
HARTFORD — Connecticut’s unemployment rate held steady in the latest job figures released by the Connecticut Department of Labor. However, northwestern Connecticut did its best to buck the trend.
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Local unemployment rates jump in May
The Times and Democrat Region saw among the largest unemployment rate increases in the state in May, according to S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce figures released Friday.
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Unemployment assistance now available for flood victims
CHICAGO – The federal government is now providing Disaster Unemployment Assistance for the residents of the 14 Southern Illinois counties impacted by severe flooding earlier this spring, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday.
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