Unemployment Rates



The unemployment rates in Buffalo, Trempealeau and Pepin counties showed slight increases in November, according to most recent state labor reports. 
    
Trempealeau County, tied with Eau Claire County for 7th lowest unemployment among counties statewide, edged up from 2.9 percent to 3 percent. 
    
Pepin County went from 2.8 to 3.2 percent unemployment, and Buffalo County moved from 3.6 to 3.8 percent. 
    
But all 3 counties had lower unemployment than a year ago, according to labor statistics.

The statewide jobless rate was seasonally adjusted at 4.1 percent, same as October, and down from 4.6 percent a year ago. Unemployment in La Crosse and Eau Claire was at 3.1 percent.....
 

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