The organization found that the national unemployment rate rose from 3.4 percent in January to 3.6 percent in February.
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Jobs Return to Pre-Pandemic Numbers, but the Workforce Is Shrinking
Wisconsin now has almost as many jobs as it did before the COVID-19 pandemic three years ago, according to the latest numbers from the state labor department, but fewer people are working or available to work than even one year ago.
From Formula to Medications and Child Care, Parents Are Being Crushed under a Wave of Shortages
Last summer, when her daughter was still drinking formula, Brittani Roberts often drove from store to store trying to find enough to feed her.
2022 Annual Wisconsin Unemployment Down Nearly One Percent Since 2021
Here in Wisconsin, the state unemployment rate dropped from 3.8 percent in 2021 to 2.9 percent in 2022. The number of people in the civilian labor force increased by 28,000.
Small Business Owners Hit State Capitol With To-Do List for the Next Budget
About 70 small business owners roamed the state Capitol Monday, meeting with lawmakers and staff members to emphasize their priorities in the next Wisconsin budget.
National Unemployment Rate Lowest Since 1969
The national unemployment rate dropped from 3.5 percent in December to 3.4 percent in January, the lowest recorded unemployment rate since 1969.
Rural Americans Aren’t Included in Inflation Figures – And for Them, the Cost of Living May Be Rising Faster
When the Federal Reserve convenes at the end of January 2023 to set interest rates, it will be guided by one key bit of data: the U.S. inflation rate. The problem is, that stat ignores a sizable chunk of the country – rural America.
Solar for Good: Program Enables Energy Savings for Wisconsin Schools, Nonprofits
Instead, Couillard Solar Foundation is growing as its unique model helps Wisconsin schools and nonprofits benefit from solar despite policy barriers.
La Crosse-Onalaska Area Unemployment Down Significantly In December
Locally, according to a newly released Bureau of Labor Statistics report released on February 1, the La Crosse-Onalaska metropolitan area unemployment rate (not seasonally adjusted) dropped from 2.1 percent in November to 2.0 percent in December.
US Sees Economic Growth in Fourth Quarter
A Department of Commerce statement, released on Thursday, January 26, reported fourth quarter and year-end preliminary findings on the US economy.