Michigan’s unemployment rate lowest since 2008

Michigan’s unemployment rate dropped for the seventh consecutive month.

According to the Department of Technology, Management and Budget, the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in March is 7.5%.

7.5% is the lowest rate the state has seen since April 2008.

In the month of March, Michigan’s labor force grew by 11,000 workers, and since December the labor force has grown by almost 45,000 workers.

Michigan’s unemployment rate is still above the nation’s average of 6.7%.