Battle Creek labor market unemployment rate at 7.1% in December

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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.