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The Ohio Bureau of Labor Market Information provides data in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Employment & Training Administration (ETA). The Bureau of Labor Market Information also collects and disseminates data under mandates of Ohio Unemployment Compensation Law and for the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

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Please feel free to contact us with questions about data and publications. Members of the news media who need information about labor market information and the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services may contact the Office of Communications at (614) 466-6650.

Phone: (614) 752-9494
Fax: (614) 752-9627
E-mail: ContactLMI@jfs.ohio.gov

Physical Location
Office of Workforce Development (Map)
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
4020 East Fifth Avenue
Columbus, OH 43219
Mailing Address
Office of Workforce Development
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
PO Box 182428
Columbus, OH 43218-2428

Labor Market Information Managers

Coretta Pettway
Bureau Chief
Phone: (614) 752-9494
E-mail: Coretta.Pettway@jfs.ohio.gov
Nick Wallace
Assistant Bureau Chief, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Programs
Phone: (614) 644-0613
E-mail: Nicholas.Wallace@jfs.ohio.gov
Lewis Horner
Assistant Bureau Chief, Labor Market Research
Phone: (614) 466-9824
E-mail: Lewis.Horner@jfs.ohio.gov

Sections and Contacts

The Administrative Industry Statistics (AIS) section, under the Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages (QCEW) program or ES-202, summarizes employment, wage and contribution data from employers covered under the Ohio Unemployment Insurance laws, as well as workers covered by unemployment compensation for federal employees.

Michele Milligan, Section Chief
Phone: (614) 466-9907
E-mail: Michele.Milligan@jfs.ohio.gov

The Current Employment Statistics (CES) section gathers and publishes monthly estimates of employment, earnings, and hours worked in goods-producing and service-providing industries in Ohio and its 12 metropolitan statistical areas. Estimates are published monthly in the Ohio Labor Market Review.

Dolores Little, Section Chief
Phone: (614) 466-9909
E-mail: Dolores.Cambambia@jfs.ohio.gov

The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) and Mass Layoff Statistics (MLS) section produces monthly data on labor force, employment and unemployment at state and sub-state levels. Local Area Unemployment Statistics provide current and historical civilian labor force data for the United States, Ohio, metropolitan areas, counties and selected Ohio cities. The section also identifies, reports on and tracks Mass Layoffs and plant closing events in Ohio, reported through May 2013. Discontinued after May 2013, due to federal budget cuts.

Dolores Little, Section Chief
Phone: (614) 466-9909
E-mail: Dolores.Cambambia@jfs.ohio.gov

The Occupational Employment Statistics section gathers detailed occupational employment and wage data. The section produces Occupational Employment Statistics (OES).

Chris Dixon, Section Chief
Phone: (614) 466-9887
E-mail: Christopher.Dixon@jfs.ohio.gov

The Workforce Research section maintains economic and labor market information for the Analyst Research Center. The section also produces Labor Market Projections for industry and occupational employment in Ohio. Leading Indicators, similar to the national leading indicator index, are published for Ohio and eight major metropolitan statistical areas.

Paul Konicek, Section Chief
Phone: (614) 644-1063
E-mail: Paul.Konicek@jfs.ohio.gov

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