Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / Government / Wisconsin unemployment unchanged at 3.9% in August

Wisconsin unemployment unchanged at 3.9% in August

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s unemployment rate remained at 3.9% in August, marking the fifth month in the row the rate has not changed, the state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday.

The nationwide unemployment rate in August was 5.2%. A year ago, in August 2020, the Wisconsin unemployment rate was 6.1%.

Wisconsin lost 8,200 private sector jobs in August. Compared to a year ago, 70,300 more people were working in the private sector.

Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*