MI Unemployment Numbers Up Regionally

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – State officials say seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates in February increased in 15 of the state’s 17 major labor market regions.

Only the Monroe and Flint areas recorded a decline in their jobless rate during the month, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.

The Ann Arbor area had the state’s lowest jobless rate in February at five-point-three percent while Northeast Lower Michigan had the highest at 14-point-one percent.

The U.P. rate was 10.8 percent.

The Marquette County rate was 8.4 percent.

Michigan’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in February was 7.7 percent.

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