Unemployment Insurance: Ohio
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Patricia A. Morley, Research and Writing Associates
- Most employers doing business in Ohio are subject to the Ohio Unemployment Compensation Law. See Employer Coverage.
- Claimants must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits. See Employee Eligibility.
- Unemployment benefits will generally last for up to 26 weeks. See Benefits.
- Ohio employers must maintain certain records related to unemployment compensation. See Recordkeeping Requirements.
- Ohio offers SharedWork Ohio, a voluntary program to help employers retain a group of employees who would otherwise have been laid off. See SharedWork Ohio.