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Wisconsin unemployment rate unchanged for fourth month

August 19, 2021 GMT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s unemployment rate remained at 3.9% in July for the fourth month in a row, the state Department of Workforce Development reported Thursday.

The nationwide unemployment rate in July was 5.4%. A year ago, in July 2020, the Wisconsin unemployment rate was 7.2%.

Wisconsin added 12,400 private sector jobs in July, bringing the total to 196,200 more than a year ago.