The Daily Globe - Serving Gogebic, Iron and Ontonagon Counties

UP unemployment up slightly


January 5, 2019

Just 25 people moving back and forth in the labor market influenced the latest jobless report Gogebic and Ontonagon County numbers for November.

According to the Bureau of Labor Market information, the jobless rate increased seasonally in 10 of the 15 U.P. counties in November.

Gogebic County registered just a small blip upward, rising from 4.2 percent to 4.3 percent from October to November. The effect of 25 people was felt in the total employment and unemployment. The civilian labor force remained the same from October to November at 6,075, but total employment fell 25 from 5,825 to 5,800...

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