Ohio Jobless Claims Spike Once Again

Ohio’s first-time unemployment claims surged last week with 12,952 initial applications for jobless benefits — up 4,118 (47%) from the previous week.

Ohioans filed 159,776 continued traditional unemployment claims last week, representing a significant spike of 35,343 more claims compared to the previous week.

Here’s a county-by-county look at unemployment rates across Ohio. 9/23/2021