Category Archives: General

Take the Summit County Dept. of Job & Family Services COVID-19 Survey

Summit County Dept. of Job & Family Services needs your help! If your family has been impacted by COVID-19, please complete this survey. 

COVID-19 Information + FAQ on Ohio’s Stay-Home Order

Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton is ordering all Ohioans to stay home or at their place of residence, effective 11:59 p.m. March 23, except for essential activities, essential governmental functions, or to operate essential businesses and operations. Homes or residences include houses, rental units, hotels, motels, shared rental units, shelters, and similar facilities. […]

How to Help Unemployment Claimants

The State of Ohio is encouraging as many claimants as possible to file their claims online, at Filing online is easy to do and possible 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Unemployment insurance is a week-to-week benefit. Claimants must claim each week of unemployment taking the following steps:• Log in at• […]

OhioMeansJob Center to Suspend Public Access; Public Should Apply for Unemployment Online or Over Phone

Effective Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the OhioMeansJobs Center located at 1040 E. Tallmadge Ave in Akron will temporarily suspend access to the public. This suspension includes the Resource Room. Summit County residents must apply for unemployment benefits over the phone or online. This requirement was in place prior to the suspension of public access. To […]

Ohio Worker’s Guide to Unemployment Insurance

This booklet provides important information about unemployment insurance benefits in Ohio, including how to apply, how eligibility is determined, and what must be done to receive benefit payments. Please click here to view the booklet. 

Pathstone Offices Closed

Pathstone has shut down all offices, including services at OhioMeansJobs Summit County, between Monday, March 16 and Friday, March 20. Some activities are tentatively scheduled to resume on March 23, 2020.

Project Learn of Summit County Suspending In-Person Instruction

Project Learn of Summit County will be suspending face-to-face classes at all locations, including OhioMeansJobs Summit County, until Monday, April 6 unless otherwise advised by state and local public health officials. PLSC will be contacting students regarding opportunities to continue their studies virtually. If you are a student and have any questions, please call the […]

US Dept. of Labor Announces New Guidance on Unemployment Insurance during COVID-19

Summit County Public Health News Release: Recommendations for Employers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 13, 2020 Summit County Public Health (SCPH) recommends the following action steps for employers to reduce the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak conditions on businesses, workers, customers, and the public. Steps Employers Should Take Immediately Ensure that your sick leave policies are up to date, flexible, and non-punitive to allow sick employees to stay […]

Request for Proposals Announced: SFY 2021 One-Stop Operator Services for OhioMeansJobs Summit County

Ohio’s Local Area 2 Workforce Development Board (WDB) announces the issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for entities seeking to provide the following Workforce Development services during State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2021: One-Stop Operator Services for OhioMeansJobs Summit County Mandatory Letter of Intent to Propose: Any agency wishing to respond to this RFP must […]