Milwaukee's manufacturing sector gained more jobs than the other major industries in May, according to MMAC's latest economic trends report.
While six of the region's ten top industry sectors had year-over-year job increases in May, manufacturing had the biggest gain with 2.7 percent. The manufacturing sector's job growth was the largest seen in over six years. >>MORE
"The job situation remains a strong point in this trend with healthy year-over-year overall gains led particularly by robust growth in the manufacturing sector." - Bret Mayborne MMAC economic research director