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Jobless rate jumped in November


January 3, 2014

LISBON — Columbiana County’s unemployment rate increased in November, the second such jump in the past three months, according to figures released prior to Christmas by the Ohio Department of Job an......

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Jan-06-14 1:40 PM

Guess we didn't have a lot of furloughed federal employees in our county. Which stats do you believe are most accurate and grounded in real life--ours, or the skewed ones Obama is touting?

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Jan-06-14 1:37 PM

Ah, but there's a reason for those numbers Obama quoted: "Furloughed" workers going back to work.

"Obamacare advocates tout the November jobs report as proof that the program has not deleteriously affected employment. The report showed unemployment decreasing. But as the Bureau of Labor Statistics noted much of this was the result of furloughed federal workers returning to work."

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Jan-05-14 9:52 AM

I wonder how much of those job losses are the result of Obamacare, which is also responsible for a lot of full time job hours being cut. What a great program. I did not vote for Obama, twice, but then again, maybe these job losses have nothing to do with it. Hopefully we'll learn some reasons.

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