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2021 Archived News Releases
Unemployment Rate for November 2021
ODJFS Clears Unemployment Appeals Backlog
Limited Data Disclosure Discovered and Corrected
$150 Million in Grants Announced to Support Child Care
Ohio’s New Unemployment Insurance Tax System to Go Live December 6
Unemployment Rate for October 2021
5,000 Ohioans Previously Denied Pandemic Unemployment Assistance May Be Eligible for Redetermination
Ohio Ranks First in Midwest, Third in Nation for Number of Apprentices
ODJFS Announces New Bills of Rights To Support Foster Youth and Their Caregivers
Unemployment Claimants to Begin Using OH|ID Nov. 17
ODJFS Releases Unemployment Overpayments Update
See also: Unemployment Overpayments Pie Charts
November Is Adoption Recognition and Recruitment Month
ODJFS Responds to Auditor of State Report on Unemployment Fraud
Unemployment Rate for September 2021
Ohio Receives Federal Grant to Support Child Abuse Prevention Efforts
ODJFS Announces Unemployment Account Takeover Reimbursement Process
Growing Concern Over Elder Abuse in Ohio Prompts New State Awareness Campaign
ODJFS Responds to Auditor of State Report on Unemployment Insurance
See also: Copy of the ODJFS Response to the Audit
ODJFS Director Damschroder Visits Freestore Foodbank for Hunger Action Day
Unemployment Rate for August 2021
ODJFS Provides Updates on Appeals Backlog, Other Outstanding Issues
Unemployment Updates: Pandemic unemployment programs end Sept. 4, fraud and overpayment waiver efforts continue
See also: Unemployment Overpayments: Fraud & Non-Fraud
Unemployment Rate for July 2021
ODJFS Director Releases Statement on Recommendations from Improvement Council
August is Child Support Awareness Month
Ohio Awarded Responsible Parenting Grant
Unemployment Rate for June 2021
Unemployment Claimants with Overpayments Can Now Apply for Waivers
ODJFS Details Recent Improvements in the Unemployment Program
$300 Weekly Unemployment Supplements Ending June 26
Unemployment Rate for May 2021
Unemployment Rate for April 2021
New Trainings Support Recovery-Friendly Workplace Policies and Practices
Ohio Restores Unemployment Benefits Weekly Work-Search Requirement
May is National Foster Care Month
Expanded Program to Help Unemployment Claimants Enter Workforce Again
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Warns Unemployment Claimants About Scam Texts, Emails, and Websites Designed to Steal Personal Information
Unemployment Rate for March 2021
Unemployment Rate for February 2021
ODJFS Extending Weeks and Issuing $300 Payments to Ohioans Receiving Traditional Unemployment
ODJFS Addressing Racial Inequity in Children Services System
College Students’ Access to SNAP Expanded During Pandemic
More Ohioans Eligible for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance
Pandemic Unemployment Programs Extended
Unemployment Rate for January 2021
ODJFS Provided $1 Billion in Food Assistance During Pandemic
Governor DeWine Announces Key Staff Changes
ODJFS Flags Thousands of Potentially Fraudulent New Unemployment Claims
134,000 Ohioans Can Again Receive Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Benefits
More than 2,000 Ohio Former Foster Youth Served by Bridges Program
Ohio Creates Trauma Certificate to Help Children and Families
ODJFS Creates New Hotline for Victims of Unemployment Identity Theft
ODJFS Creates Online Portal for Employers to Report Unemployment Identity Theft
ODJFS Finalizing System Updates to Allow More than 95,000 Additional Ohioans to Begin Claiming Unemployment Benefits This Weekend
Unemployment Rate for December 2020
Food Assistance for Children Extended Through End of School Year
ODJFS Issues $300 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Payments
ODJFS Issues a Record Amount of 1099 Tax Forms, Online Fraud Form and Guidance Available for ID Theft Victims with Unemployment Claims
Ohio to Expedite Payment to Hundreds of Thousands of Ohioans
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