The central problem with SSDI is that for disabled workers who could reasonably make a return to the labor force through training or rehabilitation, there are few incentives and often not enough support.
New figures from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the state’s unemployment level continues to be at a record low, the Walker Administration announced Thursday. The announcement continues the pattern of low unemployment and high labor force participation for Wisconsin.
Back in January, there were many cynics who said we could not accomplish this Ambitious Agenda for 2018 by the end of the legislative session. We not only got it done, but we did it with broad bipartisan support.
Workforce levels are at historic highs. The percentage of people working is one of the best in the nation. And the unemployment rate is now down to 2.9 percent – the lowest in the history of the state.