Wisconsin added 9,900 private sector jobs in November, with more than half of those coming from the leisure and hospitality sector, according to data released Thursday by the state Department of Workforce Development.
At the same time, Wisconsin’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3 percent. The state’s civilian labor force declined by 7,400 and the workforce participation rate dropped 0.2 percentage points from October to 68.2 percent.
The jobs data comes from a survey of around 5,500 employers while the workforce data comes from a survey of 985 households and unemployment insurance claims data. Data for the rest of the country is scheduled to be released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor.
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