Wisconsin’s job recovery slowed in July as state approaches recovery of half of lost employment
Wisconsin added 25,500 private sector jobs from June to July, an increase of 1.1%, and the unemployment rate dropped from 8.6% to 7%.

Prior to COVID-19 those figures would have represented a decent year of job growth, let alone a single month.

However, in the context of an economic recession brought on by a global pandemic, the monthly numbers released Thursday by the state Department of Workforce Development represent a slowdown in job growth...
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