Wisconsin unemployment rate unchanged for fourth month
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development reports that Wisconsin's unemployment rate remained at 3.9% in July for the fourth month in a row.
The nationwide unemployment rate in July was 5.4%. A year ago, in July 2020, the Wisconsin unemployment rate was 7.2%.
The state reported Thursday that Wisconsin added 12,400 private sector jobs in July, bringing the total to 196,200 more than a year ago.