Wisconsin’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.2 percent in the month of October, according to new data released by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.
The Midwest continued to be a destination for many new businesses, as 78,570 new business applications were filed in October.
The United States added 150,000 new jobs in October, according to the monthly report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development released unemployment data for the month of September, and the rate rose slightly by two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.1 percent.
The United States added 336,000 new jobs in September, according to the monthly report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
As the federal government nears a shutdown over a budget impasse in Congress, Wisconsin offices that help low-income individuals worry they’ll have to stretch their programs
Here in Wisconsin, the state has invested nearly $450 million in clean energy projects, and over 500 new, good-paying jobs have been created since the IRA’s passage, as of July 2023.
The largest gains were seen in health care (+63,000), social assistance (+24,000), financial activities (+19,000), construction (+19,000), and leisure and hospitality services (+17,000).
Business applications in the Midwest tied for the highest growth, with 70,923 new applications, a 2.9% increase from the previous month.
Turnover among Wisconsin state employees has soared to a record high in the last two years, leaving agencies with gaping vacancy rates that they struggle to fill.