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Michigan Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 4% in March

Michigan Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 4% in March

Created: April 17, 2019 05:05 PM

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan's unemployment rate held steady at 4% in March - the sixth consecutive month it has remained unchanged.

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Figures released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget show the state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate a bit higher than last month's national unemployment rate of 3.8%.

In March 2018, Michigan's jobless rate was 4.4%.

Officials say total employment increased by 7,000 over the month and the number of jobless workers grew by 3,000.

Manufacturing saw the largest over-the-year job growth among all the state's major industries. It was at estimated at 638,000 in March, up 9,000 since the previous March.

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