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Tony Evers, Governor
Amy Pechacek, Secretary-designee

Department of Workforce Development
Secretary's Office

201 E. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 7946
Madison, WI 53707-7946
Telephone: (608) 266-3131
Fax: (608) 266-1784
Email: sec@dwd.wisconsin.gov

Thursday, April 15, 2021
CONTACT: DWD Communications, 608-266-2722

BLS Data: Wisconsin Adds 12,900 Total Non-Farm, 11,100 Private-Sector Jobs in March

MADISON – The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today released the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) preliminary employment estimates for the month of March 2021. The data shows that Wisconsin's total non-farm jobs increased by 12,900 over the month, while private-sector jobs increased by 11,100 over the same period. Wisconsin's unemployment rate in March was 3.8 percent, while the national unemployment rate in March was 6.0 percent.

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Today's full report can be viewed on DWD's premier source for labor market information, WisConomy.com.