Group to protest Congressman Chabot

Steve Chabot
Steve Chabot

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Local unemployed workers will join by members of the faith community, labor unions, and local activists to protest Congressman Steve Chabot.

The protest is taking place Thursday at 1 p.m. at Piatt Park at the corner of Garfield and Vine.

Protestors say Congressman Chabot's congressional district, which includes Hamilton and Butler counties, has had over 57,000 jobs lost in the past year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics and unemployment rates have hit 9.2%, higher than the current national average and Ohio's unemployment average at 8.8%.

Unemployed individuals from Chabot's district will be speaking and demanding a meeting with Congressman Chabot to discuss jobs when they arrive at his office.

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