Wisconsin's unemployment is down to 5.9 percent, its lowest level
since November 2008.
Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that the
unemployment rate was 5.9 percent in March, down from 6.1 percent
in February. During that time the state added 6,400 private sector
unemployment rate last month was 6.7 percent.
Gov. Scott Walker
has cautioned against putting too much weight on the monthly data,
which is subject to significant revisions and based on a survey of
just 3.5 percent of Wisconsin employers.
has said quarterly data based on a census of 96 percent of
businesses should be used to gauge employment in the state.