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Unemployment Rate of Wisconsin

Updated : August 4th, 2020

The state of Wisconsin has been trying to rise out of recession as much as possible. The state labor officials say that about 16,000 jobs have been added, thus leading to the fall in the unemployment rate of the state in April. The number of jobs added recorded the largest jump per month in the last fourteen years. About 3,300 jobs have been added to the manufacturing sector. The state’s seasonally adjusted jobless rate in April was 8.5 percent, down 0.3 percentage points from March. Wisconsin unemployment rate remains under the national unemployment rate of 9.9 percent.

The experts believe that this has been the road to the state’s positive recovery from the economic slowdown. As per the news reports, the Green Bay area’s unemployment rate was 9.1 percent, the jobless rate was 12.8 percent in Janesville and 8.4 percent for Neenah.

At the same time, most of the home owners in Wisconsin paid their monthly mortgage payment in the first quarter of this year. This was seen as a development in the economic growth. According to Jacobsen, who is chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Advantage Funds, unemployment predicts if the person is going to default on a mortgage or not. He asks if the person is unemployed, then how can he make the mortgage payment?

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  1. I have $219.00 left on my UE and still no work due to covid-19 will i be able to get a extension on my UE and will it cover the last two weeks. I request payment tomorrow.

  2. My bf was laid off in April he got the the 600 to start with now he is only getting the unemployment and no extra when we hear ppl getting 3 checks totaling 40k that might be lies but still that is bullshit.

  3. I Sharon Bland or Sharon Scott or Sharon Ann Mccraw
    Use my phone to claim two of my boyfriends and my own benefits. Is that ok ?

  4. I’m getting pua on employment and it was supposed to be backdated to May 27th when I wasn’t ableable to start my new job and somehow it’s August 24th they said it would be backdated been sending messages and pua people keep saying they have emailed you guys too but nobody gets back to me who do I need to contact about this thank you

  5. I check my checking account balance every week but I cannot tell if I am getting my 300.00 extra unemployment. Also. How can I tell if I got my back time unemployment .

    1. Thelma,

      I did not understand what you meant. Please reach out to the Unemployment Office for precise answers to all your questions.

  6. I have exhausted my UI and all extensions. Not eligible for Fed Ed. Does EDD open a PUA claim for me. Or do I have to aoole for it. Its been past 30 days since receiving my Fed Ed denial letter.

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