Battle Creek labor market

7:15 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Jobless rates drop in most Michigan labor markets in April

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Michigan's unemployment rate was 8.2% last month
Calhoun County's jobless rate edged down in April while its employment remained flat, according to data released Thursday. The state's Bureau of Labor Market Information reported a 6.6 percent unemployment rate for the county, down from 6.8 percent in March. That number was 7.1 percent in April 2012.
9:27 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Calhoun County jobless rate falls in March

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Seasonal hiring helps drop jobless rate for Battle Creek labor market. Unemployment rate also down over last year
The unemployment rate in Calhoun County has continued to drop, according to Michigan's Bureau of Labor Market Information. The monthly report for March, released Thursday said the county's jobless rate was 6.8 percent. That's down from 7.3 percent in February, 7.4 percent in January and 8.0 percent in March 2012.
7:40 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Battle Creek labor market unemployment rate at 7.1% in December

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Jobless rate in Calhoun County was 7.6% in December of 2011.
Calhoun County's December unemployment rate inched up in December but remained slightly lower than what it was a year ago. The county's seasonally unadjusted jobless rate was 7.1 percent last month, according to the most recent regional labor market analysis by the Bureau of Labor Market Information released Thursday.