Wisconsin unemployment unchanged at 3.9%
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's unemployment rate is unchanged for May at 3.9%. The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development reported the latest figures on Thursday.
The nationwide unemployment rate in May was 5.8%. A year ago, in May 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic was worsening, Wisconsin's unemployment rate was 10.4%.
Wisconsin added 3,400 private sector jobs in May, bringing its total to 201,100 more than a year ago.