State Unemployment Rate Holds Steady in November

The unemployment rate in Wisconsin held steady for the
month of November. The numbers released by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce
Development shows the state’s unemployment rate for November remained at 3.3
percent. That figure is lower than the national unemployment rate of 3.7
percent. The labor force participation rate in Wisconsin also remained
unchanged at 67.1 percent. Between October and November of this year, Wisconsin’s
private-sector and total non-farm jobs declined by 1,200 and 2,900
respectively. Between November 2018 and November 2019, the state added 9,900
private-sector and 6,500 total non-farm jobs.