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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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.
Credit Tim Nelson

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

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