Wisconsin unemployment unchanged, far below national average

Published: Mar. 25, 2021 at 6:47 PM CDT
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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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