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Seasonally unadjusted jobless rates down in Michigan

Unemployment graphic (Reuters)
Unemployment graphic (Reuters)

LANSING (WKZO) -- State officials report seasonally unadjusted unemployment rates fell in all 17 major labor market areas last month.

According to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget, fewer people were looking for work.  Fifteen of the 17 areas reported unemployment rate declines of over a full percentage point, with the largest drop being in Monroe at one-point-seven-percent.

All of the markets reported jobless rates at or below ten-percent.

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