Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Ticks Up Slightly To 5.7 Percent In October – Interview with Laura Dresser

“It’s bad news and it’s hard to see,” said Laura Dresser, associate director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center on Wisconsin Strategy, a think-tank commonly referred to as COWS. “The recovery was definitely getting weaker across these last few months, but now it’s tipped to the other direction where we actually lost jobs and that’s really worrisome about the economy, and also, given the context of COVID in the state right now, a real challenge.”