Unemployment rate down in March for Kalamazoo labor market

9:42 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Unemployment rate down in March for Kalamazoo labor market

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Jobless rate was 7.1% last month, down from 8.3% in March of last year
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Three-hundred more jobs in the leisure and hospitality industries and 100 more in construction helped improve the unemployment rate in March in the Kalamazoo-Portage area, the state reported Thursday. One-hundred additional jobs were reported in government as well as in professional and business services, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget.