Dept. of Workforce Development: BLS Data show Wisconsin’s unemployment rate remains 3.9 percent in September, labor force participation rate increases

MADISON – The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today released the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) preliminary employment estimates for the month of September 2021. The data shows that Wisconsin’s total non-farm jobs remained the same compared to August 2021 while Wisconsin’s private-sector jobs decreased by 100 in the month of September. Wisconsin’s unemployment rate in September was 3.9 percent, equaling August’s rate of 3.9 percent.

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