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Wisconsin hits record-breaking apprenticeship numbers

Gov. Tony Evers, together with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development,  announced Tuesday that Wisconsin has achieved a state record of more than 15,900 apprentices during 2022 thanks to strong growth in traditional sectors, including construction and manufacturing and innovative opportunities in fields such as IT and health care.

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State unemployment rate goes down due to ‘data distortion’

Wisconsin's unemployment rate is looking better, if only on paper. A revised report to update a "data distortion" discovered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in Michigan dropped Wisconsin's unemployment rate for September by half a percentage point to 3.4%, according to the state Department of Workforce Development. It had been stuck at 3.9% for several months.

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