Category Archives: General

Information on Ohio Unemployment Insurance (UI) Fraud

From the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services: Program fraud has ramped up over the past several months, but none more than in the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.   All Unemployment Insurance fraud complaints must be reported to: • (800) 686-1555 (Option 1) • Fax documents to (614) 752-4808 • JFS.Ohio.gov/Fraud to fill out […]

OhioMeansJobs Summit County Closed December 24-45, 2020

OhioMeansJobs Summit County (and virtual services) will be closed Thursday, December 24 through Friday, December 25, 2020 in observation of the Christmas holiday. OhioMeansJobs Summit County will reopen on Monday, December 28, at 8:30 a.m.

OhioMeansJobs Summit County Closed November 26-27, 2020

OhioMeansJobs Summit County (and virtual services) will be closed Thursday, November 26 through Friday, November 27, 2020 in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday. OhioMeansJobs Summit County will reopen on Monday, November 30, at 8:30 a.m.

For UI claimants filling an appeal

ATTENTION UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMANTS FILING AN APPEAL:   Call 1-877-644-6562 for appeals pertaining to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance or email ucbeninquiry@jfs.ohio.gov. Assistance with appeals is not available at the OhioMeansJobs centers.   Report fraud: ucbenprotest@jfs.ohio.gov

OhioMeansJobs Summit County Closed May 25, 2020

OhioMeansJobs Summit County will be closed Monday, May 25, 2020 in observation of Memorial Day. OhioMeansJobs Summit County will reopen on Tuesday, May 26, at 8:30 a.m.

In-Demand Jobs Week 2020 in Summit County: May 4 – 8

In-Demand Jobs Week is a statewide celebration of jobs, industries, and skills that are in-demand in Ohio. In-Demand Jobs Week occurs during the first full week in May; this year, May 4 – 8, 2020. In-Demand Jobs Week is an opportunity to learn more through local events and activities about the rewarding and high-demand careers […]

Ohio Dept. of Health Director’s Stay Safe Ohio Order – Reopening Businesses With Exceptions

From Dr. Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health: “The sacrifices and incredible efforts that Ohioans have undertaken make it possible to begin to lift the mandatory requirements and restrictions that were needed during the initial phase of the COVID-19. The adjustment of these orders is able to proceed based upon the facts and […]

Unemployed Ohioans Urged to File Weekly Claims on Designated Days

Unemployed Ohioans Urged to File Weekly Claims on Designated Days In an effort to streamline claims processing and expedite payments, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) is implementing a new weekly claim filing process for Ohioans who have been approved to receive unemployment benefits. Starting on Sunday, April 26, individuals filing weekly claims should […]

Become a Direct Support Professional – Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities

Has this state of emergency disrupted your income? Earn income while helping others as a DSP! Direct support professionals provide a variety of supports to people with developmental disabilities. This includes helping them with daily activities or learning new skills. To learn more, click here. To apply, go to ohiomeansjobs.com and search “DSP.”  

OhioMeansJobs Summit County launches virtual job seeker workshops

OhioMeansJobs Summit County is now offering virtual workshops at www.summitomj.org/virtual-workshops for job seekers during the COVID-19 closure. Three video series are available – Applicant Tracking Systems, What’s In a Resume, and Answering Common Interview Questions. In the Applicant Tracking Systems series, you will learn about common tracking systems used by employers and why your application […]