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State ranks high in unemployment filings

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Wisconsin had the nation's 6th-largest increase in the numbers of people filing for unemployment benefits last week.

The U.S. Labor Department said Nov. 21 that the Badger State had an increase of 1,674 jobless-benefit applications from the previous week. No reason was given.

Nationally, first-time unemployment applications dropped by 4,000 from the previous week - when the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy caused the largest jump in jobless benefit requests in 18 months.

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