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Ohio Unemployment Unchanged In May

Ohio’s official jobless rate remain unchanged at 5.2 percent last month.

That’s according to the May jobs report released this morning. It says a survey of employers showed an increase of about 12,000 workers last month, while another survey of workers found about 5,000 more people filing for unemployment benefits in May.

Professional and business services added the most positions. Leisure and hospitality, and local governments lost the most jobs in May.