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Lower Jobless Rate Brings Reduced Benefits

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 6:19 PM

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Ohio’s gradually dropping unemployment rate --- currently at 7.7 per cent --- has been good news…but, for those who remain jobless, there’s some BAD news attached. The number of weeks of unemployment BENEFITS available is being cut, precisely because Ohio’s unemployment problem is easing. Ben Johnson of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services explains…in an interview with statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.

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