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Michigan’s jobless rate barely moved in September

Detroit, Michigan.
Rudy Malmquist
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Detroit, Michigan.

Michigan’s unemployment rate held steady in September.

The state’s September jobless rate was essentially unchanged over the month at 4.1%. That's despite adding about 2,000 to the state workforce.

Meanwhile, the national unemployment rate decreased by two-tenths of a percentage point in September to 3.5%.

Last month, Michigan’s construction industry added 3,000 jobs, while the state’s leisure and hospitality sector lost around 2,000 jobs.