Michigan Unemployment Numbers Down

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Michigan’s unemployment rate in November edged down by two-tenths of a percentage point to 8.8 percent.

According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, both total employment and the number of unemployed decreased over the month, pushing the state’s labor force downward.

Michigan’s jobless rate in November was two-tenths of a percentage point below the state’s November 2012 rate of nine percent.

The national unemployment rate last month was seven percent.

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