Nuggets of knowledge, statistics and advice about unemployment
Friday, January 2, 2009
Wisconsin's unemployment rate expected to peak at 8% in 2009
According to the just released Wisconsin Economic Outlook" the unemployment rate is expected to crest at around 8% in late 2009. This compares to a 5.6% unemployment rate in November 2008 (According to the BLS).
They expect the most job losses to come from Construction, Manufacturing and Trade, Transportation and Utility sectors.