State's slow job growth blamed on high taxes, training gap; anti-religion group loses bid to shelve icon; Golden Guernsey files Chapter 7; more state news
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Experts blame Wisconsin's slow employment growth on high taxes, a lack of job training, and a vulnerable manufacturing climate.
The federal government said Wisconsin's total private sector employment grew by only 1.5 percent for the year ending last June. That's the ninth-lowest growth rate among the 50 states and the numbers are based on the most accurate data available, a nearly complete survey of U.S. employers.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at email@example.com and we can help you.