Ohio Hits Employment Record as Consumers Continue to Spend
Experts warn future growth could wain
Ohio employment reached a record level last month, but experts warn there are factors that could slow that progress.
While unemployment remained steady at 4.6 percent in September, Ohio’s nonfarm employment increased to 5,638,900 in September, the highest number on record since Job and Family Services started tracking it in 1990.
And Ohio’s economy is growing quickly, adding jobs faster than the rest of the nation, said Bret Crow, spokesperson for Ohio Job and Family Services. Average weekly earnings are also growing faster than other states across the country.
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