Eau Claire & Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Continues To Fall

Unemployment is down in all the state's metropolitan areas compared to the same time last year.

The Department of Workforce Development says Madison continues to have the lowest jobless rate in August at three percent. Racine has the highest at 5.7% -- down one-tenth of a percent.

The seasonally unadjusted rate for Wisconsin last month was 4.3%-, down three-tenths of a percent from the month before.

Eau Claire's unemployment rate fell from 4.1% down to 3.9%, and La Crosse is at 3.6%, down from 3.9%.