Unemployment Rates For December Released
Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in December rose slightly in 11 of the 17 major labor market regions in Michigan.
According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget, total employment and labor force levels declined seasonally in nearly all areas over the month.
The Ann Arbor area had the state’s lowest jobless rate last month at five-point-two percent while Northeast Lower Michigan had the highest at 12-point-six percent.
The U.P. rate for the period was 9.5 percent, while Marquette County had a rate of 7.5 percent.
Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in December was 8.4 percent.