Kim Henderson

ODJFS Director Kim Henderson
Jo Ingles

The head of the state agency that oversees Ohio’s embattled unemployment system is stepping down. 

Dan Konik

Filings for unemployment benefits had been slowly ticking up in January. But the last two weeks of reported numbers show an explosion of claims. And the state’s job and family services agency is now flagging tens of thousands of claims filed in those last two weeks.

Dan Konik

134,000 gig workers, independent contractors and self-employed Ohioans who have been waiting on their unemployment claims for more than a month will now get paid.

Ohio Dept of Job and Family Services
Dan Konik

Ohio’s unemployment system continues to be a challenge for thousands of Ohioans who say it is slow and non-responsive. And the system has needed some major updates. 

Kim Henderson, Ohio Dept of Job and Family Services Director
Jo Ingles

The federal government has authorized $300 weekly unemployment bonus checks, but many Ohioans say they are not getting them yet. 

Nate Eppink, Medina
Jo Ingles

Some victims of unemployment fraud in recent months are starting to worry they will be on the hook to pay taxes for money they didn’t receive.