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State Workforce Development Board

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
John Weber, Deputy Director, Office of Workforce Development
4020 East 5th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43219
Phone: (888) 296-7541 x2
Fax: 614-995-1298
Email: john.weber@jfs.ohio.gov

Key Workforce Priorities

  1. Creating a cohesive economic and workforce development structure and aligning Ohio education, workforce and economic development systems.
  2. Establishing a regional sector workforce development strategy for the State of Ohio.
  3. Reducing barriers to pursing and acquiring education and training credentials.

Fast Facts

  • Ohio's labor pool of 5.9 million workers is among the largest in the country, larger than the total population of 35 states.
  • Ohio ranks 3rd in the nation for total manufacturing employment.
  • Ohio's median household income was $48,023, as reported in the 2006-2008 American Community Survey.

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