Third Month Michigan’s Unemployment Rate Drops


    Great Lakes Radio News UpdateMARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News)Michigan’s unemployment rate edged down in April by one-tenth of a percentage point to 8.4 percent.

    It was the third consecutive monthly decline in the state’s jobless rate, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.

    The Michigan jobless rate last month was seven-tenths of a percentage point below the state’s April 2012 rate of 9.1 percent. The state’s unemployment rate in April was nine-tenths of a percentage point above the national rate of 7.5 percent.

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