The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May is
four-point-seven percent, up two-tenths of a percent from April.
The Department of Workforce Development says nearly 139-thousand
people were unemployed in Wisconsin last month.
May was the 12th straight month in which Wisconsin's seasonally
adjusted unemployment rate was lower than five percent.
The state had about two-point-eight million nonfarm jobs in
May, up 27-thousand from a year ago.
(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.