(See also, Publications by topic)
November 2012: The job crisis among central city single parents: persistent labor force participation, but in low-wage, intermittent jobs.
October 2012: Census data show the labor market for county residents to be local, not regional, 80% of workers are employed within Milwaukee County.
September 2012 Larger Milwaukee area companies reported 12,050 more jobs in 2011 over 2010, with rebounds recorded in manufacturing, temp agencies, and finance and insurance.
August 2012: Over 15,000 Milwaukee County teens ages 16-17 lack a driver's license or instruction permit -- even though the license is a critical asset for employment.
July 2012: African American males lost 24% of "blue collar" jobs with mid-size and large companies during the first 2 years of the recession.
June 2012: Driver's license revocations issued to county residents have dropped by 67% since 2009 under dstate legislative reforms. Suspensions for "failure to pay forfeitures" increased statewide during the recession.
May 2012: State and local residents continue to rely on federal help for their food costs. Housing foreclosure filings have passed 40,000 in Milwaukee County (2005 to present).
April 2012: March employment data show jobs still down from Fall 2011 levels in the Milwaukee metro area and in the balance of the state.
March 2012: January-February 2012 employment in Milwaukee establishments is back to early 2011 levels.
February 2012: Enrollment of adults in the BadgerCare Plus "Core Plan" has dropped by 14,300 in the last two years in Milwaukee County.
January 2012: Military veterans bring technical training and OJT experience to the Milwaukee County labor force.
November 2011: Monthly employment for temp agencies rises to pre-recession levels. manufacturing jobs increase but are still below 2008 levels, according to CES data for the 4-county area.
October 2011: Enrollment of children in BadgerCare Plus are up by 4% over last year. Enrollments of adults in the Core Plan are down by almost 40%.
September 2011: Milwaukee County working age tax filers reported a 3.6% decline (-$637 million) in adjusted gross income for 2010 tax returns compared to 2007.
August 2011: New 2010 census data show minority populations in the Milwaukee metro area reaching 50% among youth.
July 2011: In May 2011 there were 4.7 unemployed jobseekers per job opening in the U.S. The last Milwaukee area job openings survey (in May 2009) found 13 jobseekers per FT opening.
June 2011: Profile of the Milwaukee area employed workforce (ACS2009) showed that the largest numbers of workers in service occupations and product, transportation and material moving occupations lived in the city of Milwaukee.
May 2011: Firm closings and mass layoffs are up in Milwaukee County.
April 2011: Monthly employment is tracked by industry in metro Milwaukee.
March 2011: The estimated employment rate for Milwaukee County residents, which had dropped to 8.1% in December, was back up to 9% in January 2011.
February 2011: MAWIB dislocated worker clients live throughout the county, most are not receiving unemployment insurance payments and nearly 2/3 have driver's license issues.
Jan 2011: The year in review.
A Collaborative Report with the NAACP Milwaukee Branch
See also NAACP Recommendations
which are scanned copies of printed reports, are larger in size and saved
as PDF files.
Impact of Learnfare on Milwaukee County Social Service Clients
(1990). See also the
summary in html.
site map for a topical listing of publications.
Admissions Tests, High School Coursework, and Reading and Math Requirements for Each Program (1985).
## Impact of Learnfare on Milwaukee County Social Service Clients (1990). See also the summary in html.
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