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).
The largest gains were seen in government (+60,000), health care (+41,000), social assistance (+24,000), construction (+23,000), and professional and business services (+21,000).
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.
According to the report, the national unemployment rate dropped from 3.5 percent in March to 3.4 percent in April, tying the record low set in January of this year.
Wisconsin’s state unemployment rate in March was 2.5 percent, a 0.2 percent drop from February’s rate of 2.7 percent.
Per the new report, in the Midwest, business applications increased 1.1 percent between January and February, from 69,160 to 70,148 applications.
The economic value of uncompensated family caregiving in Wisconsin has increased by more than $2 billion, according to the latest report estimating how many hours family members are putting in without a lot of support.
By 2029, there will be 3.6 million computing jobs in the U.S., but there will only be enough college graduates with computing degrees to fill 24% of these jobs.
Increased immigration, longer life expectancy and a decline in birth rates are transforming the U.S. workforce in two important ways.
As released in the Bureau of Labor Statistics report last month, Wisconsin’s unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, rose from 3.0 percent in August to 3.2 percent in September.