Wisconsin adds almost 20,000 jobs in July
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) preliminary employment estimates for the month of July 2022 reported Wisconsin added 10,000 private-sector jobs and 9,900 total nonfarm jobs.
The report also indicated the state’s unemployment rate was 3% in July.
Over the year 2022, the state has added 40,100 private-sector jobs and 36,300 total nonfarm jobs. Wisconsin’s unemployment rate number for July is near historic lows, and the labor force participation rate declined 0.2% from June to July.
Department of Workforce Development (DWD) Secretary-designee Amy Pechacek said the report released Thursday shows Wisconsin employers continue to have jobs available with well-paying career opportunities.
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