Wisconsin Unemployment Drops to 3.9 Percent in January

MADISON, Wis. (AP)  – Wisconsin’s unemployment rate fell below 4-percent in January, the lowest it’s been since January 2001.

Data the state Department of Workforce Development released Thursday shows the unemployment rate in January was 3.9-percent down from 4.1-percent in December. The national unemployment rate for January was 4.8-percent.

Private-sector job growth remained essentially flat between December and January, however the state added only 200 jobs.

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