Posted in the Akron Beacon Journal – July 19, 2013
Ohio’s unemployment rate rose to 7.2 percent in June from 7 percent in May as the state lost the second-highest number of jobs in the nation.
Ohio employers, including local governments, cut 12,500 jobs, the second-most in the country last month, after the state added a U.S.-best 32,100 jobs in May, according to the latest federal data officially released Friday. (The federal government accidentally released jobs data on Thursday.)
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