LANSING — Michigan’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.7 percent in April.
Figures released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget show Michigan’s jobless rate was eight-tenths of a percentage point above the national rate of 3.9 percent last month and three-tenths of a percentage point higher than the state’s April 2017.
The agency says total employment increased by 6,000 during the month and the number of unemployed in the state fell by 2,000.
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