Wisconsin unemployment unchanged, far below national average
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development reports that the state’s unemployment rate remained at 3.8% in February, far below the national rate of 6.2%.
A year ago, at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the state unemployment rate was 3.3%.
Wisconsin lost 1,000 private-sector jobs in February and is down 129,600 for the year.
The department released the latest data on Thursday.
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