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Wisconsin area tops in US unemployment

By With Analysis From Monitor Correspondents Around The World, Edited By Karla Vallance / January 20, 1982



Washington

The Janesville-Beloit metropolitan area in Wisconsin had the highest unemployment rate in the nation - 15 percent - in November, according to the US Labor Department.

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Close behind Janesville-Beloit was Modesto, Calif., at 14.9 percent.

At the other end of the scale, Tulsa, Okla., showed only 3.6 percent unemployment.