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UP unemployment remains low


November 29, 2018

More people were employed and more workers joined the workforce in Gogebic County in October, according to the Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information.

Total unemployment remained the same as it was in September at 250. Although the unemployment rate ticked up from 4 percent in September to 4.2 percent in October, the number of jobless remained at 250 over the month. The reason for the slight two-tenth of a percent hike is because the labor market rose by 50 to 6,075. One year ago in October, the Gogebic unemployment rate was 5.1 percent.

Ontonagon County also saw an uptick in the unem...

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