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At a time when government jobs statistics are under scrutiny as never before, preliminary data released Thursday showed that Wisconsin lost an estimated 6,200 private-sector jobs in April.
April showed the second consecutive month of private-sector job losses in the state, according to the preliminary data from the state Department of Workforce Development.
Meanwhile, again according to the preliminary data, Wisconsin’s state government added 500 jobs while the state’s cities and counties shed jobs. Adding in the net job gains in the government sector, the state lost an estimated total of 5,900 jobs in April from March.