unemployment

Economy & Business
3:17 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

New Procedure for Unemployment Benefits Goes into Effect Next Month

New claimants for unmployment in Wisconsin will soon have to upload resumes to a new site to receive benefits.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Reggie Newson, the Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

The latest data from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development shows that about 79,000 people here receive unemployment benefits. 

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Economy & Business
5:25 pm
Thu August 15, 2013

Unemployment Rate Remains 6.8 percent

The state’s unemployment rate was unchanged in July. But Gov. Walker’s administration sees signs of improvement, using a different metric.

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Economy & Business
12:30 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Metal Scrapping a Not-So Lucrative Living for Some Milwaukeeans

Tim Nelson takes his truck scrapping in an alley of Sherman Park.
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Lake Effect's Amy Kiley explores Milwaukee's metal scrapping scene.

Some Milwaukeeans are trying to eke out a living collecting and selling scrap metal.

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