Tom Walsh http://wxpr.org en Fed Shutdown Slowed Wis. Unemployment Reporting http://wxpr.org/post/fed-shutdown-slowed-wis-unemployment-reporting <p>The recently-ended federal government shutdown is affecting more than federal programs: it's also slowing down the state's reporting on unemployment.</p><p>The Department of Workforce Development routinely puts out local jobless numbers the fourth week of the month. Not this month, as state economist Tom Walsh points out.</p><p>But Walsh says some local trends were seen...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 21:45:00 +0000 Ken Krall 9823 at http://wxpr.org Fed Shutdown Slowed Wis. Unemployment Reporting Unemployment Rates Fall In Northwoods http://wxpr.org/post/unemployment-rates-fall-northwoods <p><font face="Times New Roman">The unemployment rate for most Northwoods counties has slipped below double-digits.</font></p><p><font face="Times New Roman">The Department of Workforce Development monthly unemployment numbers for May show the lowest rate in the region in Price county at 6.8 percent, Oneida at 8.3, Langlade 8.6, Lincoln 8.8, Forest 9.1, Vilas 9.3 and Iron county the second-highest in the state at 11.5.</font></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:34:45 +0000 Ken Krall 4241 at http://wxpr.org Unemployment Rates Fall In Northwoods