THU PM Update: More than 385K private-sector jobs lost in Wisconsin as unemployment rate soars to 14.1%

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-- The state's unemployment rate soared to 14.1 percent in April, reaching a level not seen since the Great Depression.
According to a release from the state Department of Workforce Development, Wisconsin's unemployment rate in April was 0.6 percent lower than the national rate of 14.7 percent.
The massive increase comes after the state was experiencing near-record low unemployment rates, with 3.1 percent in early March. More than 385,000 private-sector jobs were lost over the course of a single month, according to DWD.
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