Skip to comments.Michigan unemployment Rate Soars to 15.1%
Posted on 07/15/2009 12:09:23 PM PDT by Kieri
Michigan's unemployment rate for June of 2009 jumped to 15.2%. That's a 1.1% increase over the prior month.
Rates usually climb or fall by a few tenths of a percent. It's rare to see such a substantial increase or decrease.
But experts say the struggling economy combined with the ailing auto market means Michigan has been hit harder than other states.
We'll have much more on the numbers and what it means for Michigan tonight on 6 News at 5 and 6.
Could you please fix the headline to 15.2%? I guess I was an optimist.
Oh I’m sure the Democrats will fix everything. They do own Government Motors now.
Why won’t Obama save us? Where is our Federal Government!?!
and soon it will become REAL unemployment, not the Michigan Sham Unemployment where you take a furlough and collect unemployment + UAW sub-pay for a 13-week paid vacation.
Michigan’s unemployment rate is headed for 20%. Once 0bamacare kicks in and the insurance/health-related companies layoff, we’ll be thankful for the 15.2%.
Take that states with less unemployment!
Michigan’s unemployment rate for June of 2009 jumped to 15.2%. That’s a 1.1% increase over the prior month.
Hows that hopey-changey thing y’all voted for workin out?
You do realize that the vast majority of jobs in Michigan are non union don’t you?
California and Michigan show the road we are on with Obama’s policies and the direction we are all headed. They are just the trailblazers.
Oh, good God.
Looks like the Democrats they keep electing have served Michigan well, no?
HOPEY CHANGEMAS!!!!! ;)
None of this is unintended. The Messiah knew this would happen. Notice he is not at all concerned. Notice he continues on with his drive to nationalize industry and healthcare and impose an energy tax on ordinary Americans.
If Bush were president, the media would be demanding his impeachment.
Bush is not president, and the media is very happy with the current president and doesn’t care one bit about all those who are being hurt by his policies.
He’s going to train them for his new green jobs since the old ones are gone for good.
These job losses are not necessarily 0bama’s fault. Bad corporate management, corrupt parasitical unions, poor labor work ethic, government regulation, all had a hand over the decades in destroying Michigan’s economic base. It’s just that 0bama is going out of his way to destroy what little is left, instead of trying to rebuild it.
Look at all those jobs Obama is saving, just don’t look at the numbers of job losses.
Many at FR are too busy dissing our state to mess with facts. They assume "union" right away.
I hate to say you got what you wanted, but there are others there that voted against him...
But those that voted for this idiot without doing a 15 minute search, you deserve what you get!
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