Wisconsin’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in more than 15 years in September.
The Department of Workforce Development says the state had a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate last month of 4.1 percent – the lowest it has been since February of 2001. The unemployment rate for August was at 4.2 percent.
Wisconsin was well below the national rate, which jumped to five percent last month.
The DWD also noted that Unemployment Insurance claims for the year are running at their lowest level since 1989, while the state’s labor force participation rate is above the national average.