Wisconsin added 14,400 private sector jobs in September despite shrinking labor force

Last updated on October 25th, 2022 at 01:07 pmWisconsin added 14,400 private sector jobs in September, even as the state’s labor force participation rate dropped by 0.3 percentage points for the second straight month. The seasonally-adjusted data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics also showed Wisconsin’s unemployment rate increasing to 3.2%, a one-tenth increase

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Arthur covers banking and finance and the economy at BizTimes while also leading special projects as an associate editor. He also spent five years covering manufacturing at BizTimes. He previously was managing editor at The Waukesha Freeman. He is a graduate of Carroll University and did graduate coursework at Marquette. A native of southeastern Wisconsin, he is also a nationally certified gymnastics judge and enjoys golf on the weekends.

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