Bureau of Labor Statistics http://wuwm.com en Wisconsin Added 28,000 Jobs in 2013; Ranked 37th Nationally http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsin-added-28000-jobs-2013-ranked-37th-nationally <p>Wisconsin created private sector jobs at a rate of 1.2 percent, about half the national rate, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:12:37 +0000 Marge Pitrof 34125 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin Tied for #31 in Jobs Added in 2012 http://wuwm.com/post/wisconsin-tied-31-jobs-added-2012 <p>Wisconsin ranked 31st in terms of job growth in 2012, tied with Delaware, Maryland and South Dakota, according to the <a href="http://www.bls.gov/news.release/cewqtr.t03.htm" target="_blank">Bureau of Labor Statistics</a>.</p><p>In the agency's tallies for last year, jobs in Wisconsin grew by 1.2%. The national average was 1.9%.</p><p></p><p>In raw numbers, the state added 62,000 private sector jobs in 2011 and 2012, the first two years of Gov. Walker's term. He had pledged to create 250,000 private sector positions during his term, leaving him a quarter way toward that goal.</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 16:23:41 +0000 Marge Pitrof 6790 at http://wuwm.com Wisconsin Tied for #31 in Jobs Added in 2012