Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development News Release
Governor
Scott Walker
Secretary
Reggie Newson
News Media Contact
John Dipko
Media Inquiries (608) 266-2722
fax: 608-266-1784

Note: Unemployment rates and employment figures are based on estimates and subject to later revision by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. For research and historical purposes, the department recommends data from the WORKnet Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) page be used.

Wisconsin Labor Market Information Release Dates

2014 Release Dates

Reference Month WI State Release WI Metro Release
January 3/13 3/19
February 3/27 4/2
March 4/17 4/23
April 5/15 5/21
May 6/19 6/25
June 7/17 7/23
July 8/14 8/20
August 9/18 9/24
September 10/16 10/22
October 11/20 11/26
November 12/18 12/23
December 1/22/2015 1/28/2015

2013 Release Dates

Reference Month WI State Release WI Metro Release
January 3/14 3/20
February 3/28 4/3
March 4/18 4/24
April 5/16 5/22
May 6/20 6/26
June 7/18 7/24
July 8/15 8/21
August 9/19 9/25
September CANCELED* CANCELED*
October 11/21** 11/27**
November 12/19 12/26
December 1/23/2014 1/29/2014

* - Per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, preliminary September state-level and local employment and unemployment data will not be released due to the federal government shutdown in October. September final and October preliminary state-level employment and unemployment data will be released on November 21, and September final and October preliminary metropolitan area-level employment and unemployment data will be released on November 27.

** - Per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, October state-level and metropolitan area-level employment and unemployment data will be released one week behind the previous schedule due to the federal government shutdown in October.

Complete listing of revised federal labor market data release dates


2012 Release Dates

Reference Month WI State Release - Thursday WI Metro Release - Wednesday
January 3/8 3/14
February 3/22 3/28
March 4/19 4/25
April 5/17 5/23
May 6/14 6/20
June 7/19 7/25
July 8/16 8/22
August 9/20 9/26
September 10/18 10/24
October 11/15 11/21
November 12/20 12/27
December 1/17/2013 1/23/2013

2011 Release Dates

Reference Month WI State Release - Thursday WI Metro Release - Wednesday
January 3/9 3/16
February 3/23 3/30
March 4/14 4/20
April 5/19 5/25
May 6/16 6/22
June 7/21 7/27
July 8/18 8/24
August 9/15 9/21
September 10/20 10/26
October 11/17 11/23
November 12/15 12/21
December 1/19/2012 1/25/2012

2010 Release Dates

Reference Month WI State Release - Thursday WI Metro Release - Wednesday
January 3/10 3/17
February 3/24 3/31
March 4/15 4/21
April 5/20 5/26
May 6/17 6/23
June 7/15 7/21
July 8/19 8/25
August 9/16 9/22
September 10/21 10/27
October 11/18 11/24
November 12/16 12/22
December 1/20/2011 1/26/2011

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