Wisconsin unemployment rate remains at 3.8%

Wisconsin unemployment rate lowest since February 2000
Posted at 4:23 PM, Mar 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-25 17:23:39-04

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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