Ohio Unemployment Falls Again In May
The state says Ohio's unemployment rate dropped again in May. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said Friday the seasonally adjusted rate in May was 5.5 percent, which was down from 5.7 percent in March and 6.1 percent in April. It's the state's lowest jobless rate in seven years. State figures show job gains in professional and business services, as well as manufacturing. Construction and leisure and hospitality saw job losses in May. Ohio's rate remains below the national rate, which was 6.3 percent in April and May.