March 30, 2023 12:49 pm

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2022 Annual Wisconsin Unemployment Down Nearly One Percent Since 2021

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Staff Writer

On March 1, 2023, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report with annual unemployment rates for 2022. Between 2021 and 2022, the national unemployment rate fell from 5.3 percent to 3.6 percent.

Here in Wisconsin, the state unemployment rate dropped from 3.8 percent in 2021 to 2.9 percent in 2022. The number of people in the civilian labor force increased by 28,000. 

The full report can be found here

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During the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, as we fast daily from food and water from dawn till sunset, let us honor and celebrate the central role of water in our lives, both physically and spiritually. This month-long spiritual experience enhances and deepens our compassion for the poor, hungry and thirsty.