Ohio's unemployment rate rises again

Tom Jackson
Mar 23, 2010

Ohio's unemployment rate hit 9.7 percent in March.

That's up from 9.5 percent in February. Ohio had 578,000 unemployed workers last month. Official state press release is here.

The latest unemployment rates for Erie, Ottawa and Huron counties will be released Tuesday.

The national unemployment rate in March was 8.5 percent.