Unemployment rates fall in Clark, Champaign counties in August

Amy Donahoe, director of Workforce Development for the Chamber of Greater Springfield, left, and Toni Overholser, director of the Clark State Foundation, discussed workforce development during a Springfield Rotary Club meeting earlier this month. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

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Amy Donahoe, director of Workforce Development for the Chamber of Greater Springfield, left, and Toni Overholser, director of the Clark State Foundation, discussed workforce development during a Springfield Rotary Club meeting earlier this month. BILL LACKEY/STAFF

Clark County’s unemployment rate fell to 4.4 percent in August, down from 5.3 percent the previous month.

Numbers released this morning from the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services showed Champaign County’s unemployment rate also fell to 3.8 percent last month, compared to 4.6 percent in July.

Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.6 percent in August, unchanged from July.

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