DAILY WISCONSIN

Employment

That’s Not a Recovery

The number of poor people has grown by eight million since May, according to researchers at Columbia University, after falling by four million at the pandemic’s start as a result of an $2 trillion emergency package known as the Cares Act.

Employment

Wis Jobs report:Good news – 30,500 more jobs, unemployment down to 7.0%.Meh news – Jobs growth slowed in July, and we're still down 270,000 jobs vs Feb.Bad news – Unemployment down mostly because 40K left the work force. https://t.co/vvsBUEkms4 #wiunion #wipolitics #wiright — JakeEdwards (@JakeMadtown) August 21, 2020