Wisconsin’s economic recovery from COVID-19 continued in March with the state adding 1,000 jobs – albeit at a significantly slower rate than last month. We have come a long way out of the massive jobs hole created in March 2020. Even so, the state has 2.3% fewer jobs than it did before the pandemic.
Month: April 2022
As demand rises, wages for Wisconsin home care workers stagnate
“These public programs have really choked the wages in a lot of ways,” said Laura Dresser, a labor economist and associate director of UW-Madison think tank COWS who has spent decades studying low-wage work. “It’s …