Leading Indicators Show Ohio Manufacturing Hours Back to 2018 Levels

The latest Ohio Leading Indicators report, published by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, shows seasonally adjusted total non-farm employment was 5,236,200 in December — up 0.2% over the previous month, but down 6.3% over the year. Ohio’s average weekly manufacturing hours increased to 42.5 in December, a level not seen since 2018.

See the full report for the job-growth outlook for all of Ohio’s metropolitan statistical areas. 2/8/2021