The biggest increases were in the Flint, Monroe, and Detroit-Warren-Dearborn metropolitan areas.
Michigan’s unemployment rate has fallen again, pulling even with the national rate for the first time in 15 years, the state announced Wednesday.
The department says March’s regional unemployment rates ranged from a low of 3.5 percent in the Ann Arbor area to a high of 10 percent in the northeastern Lower Peninsula.
The suit says Michigan’s “robo-adjudication system” violates applicants’ constitutional rights.
“We should be proud that our hard work in reinventing Michigan is showing results,” Gov. Snyder said.
Despite the increase, unemployment does remain down from a year ago.
“The continuing drop in Michigan’s unemployment rate is both an affirmation and a call to action,” Gov. Rick Snyder said.
Gov. Rick Snyder announced plans Tuesday to “dramatically” restructure state government to help the poor enter society’s mainstream …
The numbers are out for Michigan’s major labor market areas … seasonally unadjusted jobless rates for October and November.
Michigan added 11,000 new jobs in November.