Ohio unemployment expands capacity twenty times to help process claims

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)– Ohio Job and Family Services has grown their team processing unemployment claims in the state to 20 times as where it was before the COVID-19 outbreak and stay home order, Lt. Gov. John Husted said Thursday,

It was announced Thursday that more than 696,000 Ohioans have applied for unemployment. That is almost twice as many as all of 2019, Husted said.

READ MORE: Ohio unemployment numbers raise another 200,000

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