(Dodge County) Jobless Claims in the region saw little movement in the month of May. The state Department of Workforce Development say the unemployment rate in Dodge Count was 2.4-percent in the fifth month of 2022, down a tenth of a percent from April. Last year, the figure was 3.3-percent. Dodge County fell four sports in the statewide unemployment ranking to 16th.
Fond du Lac County saw their jobless numbers go from 2.3-percent in April to 2.4-percent in May. In 2021, the figure was 3.5-percent.
Columbia County reported an unemployment rate of 3-percent in May, an improvement of two-tenths of a percent from their number in April. A year ago, the county had a rate of 4.4-percent.
Jefferson County went from an unemployment rate of 2.6-percent in April to 2.5-percent in May. Their numbers in 2021 were 3.5-percent. State jobless numbers in May were 2.9-percent, a tenth of a percent off from the record low.