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Michigan’s Unemployment Rate Steady At 8.4%

The state says Michigan’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate remained steady at 8.4 percent in the latest month as the size of the workforce and the number of people employed both grew.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

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Michigan’s Unemployment Rate Rises

The state reports Michigan’s seasonally unadjusted jobless rate hit 8.9 percent in December, up from 7.9 percent in November.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/24/2013

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Focus:HOPE Helping Spur Michigan Employment Numbers With Free Machine Shop Training

The job market is tough, in Michigan the unemployment rate is at 8.9 percent, but there are jobs out there

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2013

Michigan’s May Unemployment Rate Edges Upward

Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in May increased slightly over the month by two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.5 percent, according to data released

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012


Michigan’s Jobless Rate Continues Downward Slide

The state says Michigan’s jobless rate has hit its lowest level since summer 2008 amid employment gains and stable workforce levels.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2012

Michigan Jobless Rate Takes Another Big Drop

Michigan officials say the state’s unemployment rate fell sharply again in the latest month to 9.3 percent, the lowest level in more than three years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2012

Unemployment Rates Fall In Half Of US States

Unemployment rates fell in half of U.S. states last month, a sign that September’s pickup in hiring was felt around the country; Michigan had the third-highest rate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2011


Unemployment Report: Summer Vacation… But Not By Choice

The Department of Labor released May unemployment figures, which show an increase in unemployment to 16.5% for Americans ages 18-24.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2011

Michigan Jobless Rate Dips Slightly

Michigan’s jobless rate continues to fall, dropping slightly to 10.3 percent in March.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2011

MI Unemployment Rate Drops

The state says the seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate decreased in 16 of Michigan’s 17 major regional labor markets between January and February.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2011