The labor force in Michigan was 4,815,367 in February 2016, up from 4,768,884 in January 2016, and up from 4,713,839 one year ago in February 2015. Employment was 4,573,578 in February 2016, up from 4,527,173 in January 2016, and up from 4,427,425 one year ago in February 2015.