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MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan’s jobless rate edged up in June, compared to May.
The state reports that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in June increased by one-tenth of a percentage point to 8.6 percent. The Michigan jobless rate in June 2012 was two full percentage points below the state’s June 2011 rate of 10.6 percent.
The national jobless rate decreased by nine-tenths of a percentage point over this period. The state’s unemployment rate in June was four-tenths of a percentage point above the national rate of 8.2 percent. The U.S. Jobless rate was unchanged in June.