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Labor market tightening in Ohio, parts of surrounding states

Mar 01, 2017 - Columbus Business First (Ohio)

The market for qualified workers is tightening in Ohio and parts of surrounding states, the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has found in its Beige Book report of economic conditions.

Economic activity grew "moderately or on balance" from early January through mid-February, and labor markets "continued to show signs of tightening," the Cleveland Fed found in its second of eight reports for the year.

The Cleveland district includes Ohio, western Pennsylvania, eastern Kentucky, and th...