MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin's
unemployment rate is up for the second month in a row.
The state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday that
Wisconsin's unemployment rate for July was 3%. That is up from 2.9%
in June after it spent two months matching a record low of 2.8%.
The rate is the same as it was in July 2018.
Wisconsin's rate remains below the national average of 3.7%, which
held steady between June and July.
Wisconsin lost 100 private sector jobs between June and July. The
state was still up 14,600 private sector jobs over the same point