Wisconsin ranks 2nd nationally in manufacturing jobs

via CBS 58 by Stephanie Staudinger

Highlights of today's state-by-state rankings include:

Wisconsin's addition of 22,800 manufacturing jobs from September 2017 to September 2018 ranked 2nd nationally and No. 1 in the Midwest.

Wisconsin's labor force participation rate of 68.6 percent was the 7th best rate in the country.

Wisconsin's historically low unemployment rate of 3 percent in September was tied for 10th lowest rate in the nation. The state's unemployment rate has been at or below 3 percent for eight consecutive months for the first time in history. 

Wisconsin ranks 15th nationally and 2nd in the Midwest in number of construction jobs added in the past year.

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