Michigan jobless rates

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7:33 am
Fri July 26, 2013

June unemployment rate in Kalamazoo area down slightly from a year ago

Credit WMUK

Jobless rate in Calhoun County unchanged from June of last year. 

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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.
7:37 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Kalamazoo labor market's unemployment rate 7.3% in December

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Seasonally unadjusted jobless rate was 8% in December of 2011.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Seasonal job cuts in state and local public education and in construction are considered the primary reasons for a net loss of 1,500 jobs in the Kalamazoo-Portage area during December. That resulted in an uptick in the unemployment rate to 7.3 percent.