According to the report, business applications in the Midwest saw the highest growth, with 76,218 new applications, a 6.7% increase from the previous month.
The largest gains were seen in government (+60,000), health care (+41,000), social assistance (+24,000), construction (+23,000), and professional and business services (+21,000).
Despite the rise in unemployment rate, the nation’s total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 339,000 jobs.
People cannot be denied a place to live based on their race or disability in Michigan, but some are being turned down based on where they get the money to pay their rent.
Like the rest of us, governments must borrow when they spend more money than they receive. They do so by issuing bonds, which are IOUs that promise to repay the money in the future and make regular interest payments.
Artificial Intelligence-powered tools, such as ChatGPT, have the potential to revolutionize the efficiency, effectiveness and speed of the work humans do.
Earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission said it intends to ban non-compete agreements, and hundreds of people have submitted comments on the proposed rule change.
A new report found thousands of Michigan families using Housing Choice Vouchers are often left out in the cold by landlords who refuse to rent to them.
In the first 100 days of 2023, with Democrats now holding the reins after a dozen years of total Republican legislative rule, Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist says he and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are proud to have successfully rolled back several high-profile, right-wing policies.
The national unemployment rate dropped from 3.6 percent in February to 3.5 percent in March.