BUSINESS BRIEF

Monroe jobless rate drops in February

4/4/2014
BLADE STAFF
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Associated Press

LANSING — The Monroe area’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate fell to 7.6 percent in February from 7.9 percent in January, the state announced Thursday.

The statewide unadjusted rate rose from 8.1 percent to 8.5 percent. It was 9.4 percent in February, 2013.