WI Sees Record Level Job Growth In March

Wisconsin’s job growth hit record levels in March. The Department of Workforce Development’s chief economist Dennis Winters says unemployment dropped to 2 point 8 percent, but that’s not all.

“The number of employed people in Wisconsin has reached a record high. We’re now at 3,056,200, with the latest data we have.”

Wisconsin is also seeing a higher than average labor force participation rate at 66 percent, 4 percent higher than the national average. The state’s gross domestic product also hit a record high in March.