The organization found that the national unemployment rate rose from 3.4 percent in January to 3.6 percent in February.
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Jobs Return to Pre-Pandemic Numbers, but the Workforce Is Shrinking
Wisconsin now has almost as many jobs as it did before the COVID-19 pandemic three years ago, according to the latest numbers from the state labor department, but fewer people are working or available to work than even one year ago.
From Formula to Medications and Child Care, Parents Are Being Crushed under a Wave of Shortages
Last summer, when her daughter was still drinking formula, Brittani Roberts often drove from store to store trying to find enough to feed her.
National Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 1969
The national unemployment rate dropped from 3.5 percent in December to 3.4 percent in January, the lowest recorded unemployment rate since 1969.
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis Area Unemployment Down Significantly In December
Locally, according to a newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on February 1, the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis metropolitan area unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped from 3.0 percent in November to 2.4 percent in December.
Inflation Hasn’t Increased US Food Insecurity Overall, According to Our New Tracker
Grocery prices soared by 11.8% in 2022 – the swiftest pace since the early 1980s. Rapid inflation is, naturally, leading to concerns that it’s getting harder for Americans to put food on the table.
US Sees Economic Growth in Fourth Quarter
A Department of Commerce statement, released on Thursday, January 26, reported fourth quarter and year-end preliminary findings on the US economy.
Wisconsin Unemployment Drops in December
Wisconsin’s unemployment rate dropped slightly from 3.3 percent in November to 3.2 percent in December.
National Unemployment Drops As Jobs Increase
In December, the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent, down 0.1 percent from the previous month.
National Unemployment Stays Steady at 3.7 Percent in November
According to a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report released earlier this month, the national unemployment rate stayed steady at 3.7 percent in November.