michigan unemployment

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s monthly job rate has dropped slightly to 4.6 percent. But it’s not because more people are working. The one-tenth of a percentage point is because of a shrinking number of people competing for jobs. 

The latest report on West Michigan’s industrial economy finds it was flat last month. 

MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s monthly jobless rate remains unchanged at 4.8 percent. There was an increase in hiring, but that was accompanied by roughly the same number of people joining the workforce. 

Unemployment rates in both the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek labor markets were down nearly a percentage point in March, compared to a year ago. 

January unemployment rates for both the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek labor markets have dropped over the last year. 

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