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1238, 19 Aug 21

Wisconsin’s Unemployment Rate Sits at 3.9%

Who in their right mind thinks that we need to continue to give enhanced unemployment benefits and other extraordinary bennies when we are at full employment with plenty of jobs available?

In brief, the seasonally adjusted data shows:

  • Place of Residence Data:¬†Wisconsin’s labor force participation rate in July was 66.4, 0.1 percentage point higher than June’s labor force participation rate, and 4.7 percentage points higher than the national rate of 61.7 percent. Wisconsin’s unemployment rate in July was 3.9 percent, while the national unemployment rate was 5.4 percent in the same month.

  • Place of Work Data:¬†Wisconsin added 12,400 private-sector and 13,100 total non-farm jobs in July 2021.

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1238, 19 August 2021

2 Comments

  1. Mar

    But 1 person sneezed, so they need to extend the extra unemployment benefits

  2. Tuerqas

    Why, what else is Gov’t gonna do with the money?

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