Unemployment Rates Increase

Unemployment rates in the City and County of Fond du Lac climbed back up over 3 percent in February. According to Federal labor statistics both jobless rates increased by three-tenths of a percent to 3.1 percent for the City and 3 percent for the County.  In February of 2017 both the City and County’s jobless rates stood at 3.6 percent. Eau Claire was the only major city in Wisconsin that saw a slight decrease in unemployment in February. It had a jobless rate of 2.5 percent.