Wisconsin adds almost 20,000 jobs in July – WEAU

by | Aug 18, 2022 | Jobs

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.Click here for the full report.Copyright 2022 WMTV. All rights reserved.

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