In his remarks to workforce leaders, JobsOhio President and Chief Investment Officer J.P. Nauseef this week said Ohio’s recovery is showing progress, despite the COVID-related damage inflicted this spring. Nauseef told the Governor’s Executive Workforce Board that May’s unemployment rate dropped to 13.7% compared to April’s 17.6%.
He also spotlighted several recently announced economic development projects, including that of OMA member Cerelia, a producer of ready-made doughs and baked goods. Cerelia will expand its facility in Whitehall, investing more than $2 million and creating 40 new food production jobs, according to reports. 7/1/2020