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Gogebic, Ontonagon counties hit near 30-year low unemployment


October 27, 2018

Unemployment numbers reached nearly 30-year low levels in Gogebic and Ontonagon counties in September, according to the Michigan Bureau of Labor Market information.

In Gogebic County, the September jobless rate was 4 percent, down from 4.4 percent in August. One year ago, the September rate was 5.4 percent.

According to the bureau’s statistics, the size of the civilian labor force in the county fell from 6,075 in August to 6,025 in September.

Total employment in Gogebic County was also down. Twenty-five fewer people were employed in September and total unemployment is down by those same...

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