New Ohio Jobless Claims Drop Below 28,000

Ohioans filed 27,750 initial applications for unemployment compensation last week, according to data from by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The total represented an 8% decline from the previous week. Ohioans filed 256,776 continued claims last week, down from 263,737 the week before.

According to an updated study by, Columbus, Cincinnati, Toledo and Akron are in the top half of U.S. cities with the fastest recovering employment figures. 12/3/2020