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TODAY IS Wednesday May 23rd
December 2017 Jobless Rates Up Around SW Michigan
Friday Feb 02, 2018 8:27am
Lansing, MI

By: Mike Stiles

Jobless rates were up slightly around Southwest Michigan in December.

According to labor market information released by the Department Of Technology, Management And Budget, St. Joseph County's jobless rate stayed the same from November to December at 3.6 percent. That's slightly higher than December 2016 when the rate was 3.5 percent.

Branch County saw their jobless rate go up from and even 4 percent in November to 4.2 percent in December. Cass County rose from 4.3 to 4.6 percent while Hillsdale County went from 4.2 to 4.3 percent.

Statewide the jobless rate also went up from 4 percent in November to 4.4 percent in December.

Analyst Dr. Leonidas Murembya says seasonal job cuts occurred in December in Construction, Leisure and Hospitality, Business Services and Government.


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