Wisconsin added nearly 37,500 private sector jobs between March 2011 and March 2012, though total job growth was only 1.1 percent because of government job losses, according to data released Thursday by Gov. Scott Walker's administration.
By Scott Bauer|August 17, 2012 at 07:39 AM
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin added nearly 37,500 private sector jobs between March 2011 and March 2012, though total job growth was only 1.1 percent because of government job losses, according to data released Thursday by Gov. Scott Walker’s administration.
Another report also released Thursday by Walker’s Department of Workforce Development showed the state lost 6,000 private sector jobs in July and the unemployment rate increased from 7 percent to 7.3 percent.
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