Calhoun County jobless rate falls in March

Apr 26, 2013
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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.

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