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Employers: Apply for TechCred Reimbursement by Jan. 31

January 10, 2020

Want to be reimbursed for upskillling your manufacturing employees? The current application period for Ohio’s TechCred program ends Jan. 31.

This week, the OMA hosted a webinar in which John Sherwood, workforce project manager for the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, detailed TechCred’s benefits and operations, and how to apply online. Apply or learn more at the TechCred website. 1/9/2020

OMA’s TechCred Webinar is Wednesday, Jan. 8

January 3, 2020

As we’ve previously reported, manufacturers will soon have another chance to apply for funds to upskill their employees under Ohio’s new TechCred program. The next application period opened Thursday, Jan. 2. To assist members who are interested in applying for TechCred funds, the OMA will host a Jan. 8 webinar in which experts will detail the program’s benefits, operations, and how to apply online. There’s no charge for OMA members. 1/2/2020

Ohio Manufacturers Added Jobs in November

January 3, 2020

According to data released in late December, Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.2% in November, unchanged from October, as the state added 6,700 jobs over the month. Ohio’s manufacturers added 100 jobs. 1/1/2020

At A Glance: Ohio’s Unemployment by County

January 3, 2020

In November, Ohio’s unemployment once again varied significantly throughout the state’s 88 counties. According to the monthly map from the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, 17 counties saw jobless rates of 3.3% or less, compared to the statewide average of 4.2%. 1/2/2020