Latest Unemployment News

Governors reject stimulus money for unemployment
WASHINGTON — As money from the economic stimulus package begins flowing, some Republican governors are rejecting their states’ share of $ 7 billion for enhanced unemployment benefits, saying the strings Congress attached would lead to higher business taxes.

Area unemployment rates up in June
LIMA — The unemployment rate in nine northwest Ohio counties increased an average of 0.4 percentage points from May to June, according to figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The highest jump was in Hardin County …
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