Wisconsin unemployment unchanged at 3.9%

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s unemployment rate is unchanged for May at 3.9%.

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development reported the latest figures on Thursday. The nationwide unemployment rate in May was 5.8%.

A year ago, in May 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic was worsening, Wisconsin’s unemployment rate was 10.4%.

Wisconsin added 3,400 private sector jobs in May, bringing its total to 201,100 more than a year ago.