Kalamazoo labor market's unemployment rate 7.3% in December

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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.