Gov. Scott Walker’s administration reported Thursday that Wisconsin added more than 62,000 private sector jobs over the first two years of his term, less than a quarter of the 250,000 he promised to create by 2015.
Unemployed people in Wisconsin would have to double the number of searches they make for a job from two to four a week, one of the toughest requirements in the country, under a proposal approved by the Legislature’s budget committee on Monday.
Unemployment rates dropped in most Wisconsin cities and counties in March.
New figures show Wisconsin’s unemployment rate didn’t budge last month.
The state Department of Workforce Development is touting its apprenticeship program which helps train 10,000 workers at more than 2,000 companies a year.
Published: April 9, 2013
Brochures, videos, postcards and public-service announcements will all be put to use to inform Wisconsin employers of the benefits of the state’s apprenticeship program, the Department of Workforce Development announced Tuesday.
Jobs, jobs, jobs. Behind every argument about politics and government, budgets and priorities is the big, central question: What will help Wisconsinites get to work?
Unemployment rates increased in most Wisconsin cities and counties in February.
State lawmakers failed twice Wednesday to add union protections to bills that would let employers reduce workers’ hours without resorting to layoffs.
Unemployment rates increased in all 72 Wisconsin counties from December to January.