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Minnesota unemployment rate holds steady
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained a steady 3.3% during December, according to data released Thursday,...
January 23, 2020 - 2:18pm
December 22, 2019
Women pilots still outnumbered by men in Minnesota, US
MINNEAPOLIS — Like a lot of women, Lynn OJala remembers being told to stick to traditional gender roles when she was a child.In school, the...
December 22, 2019 - 6:30am
November 14, 2019
Minnesota’s job additions keep unemployment rate steady at 3.2%
ST. PAUL — The demand for workers in Minnesota remains high as the state added 7,400 jobs in October. The increase kept the state’s unemployment...
November 14, 2019 - 4:32pm
November 1, 2019
Time to fall back? One Minnesota company gets rid of clocks instead
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — At 3M's campus in Maplewood, the times, they aren't a changing. At least not like they used to. For decades, a crew of...
November 1, 2019 - 11:13am
October 31, 2019
Study: Removing sweet drinks from the workplace works
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Ten months after a company-wide ban on the sale of sweet drinks in the workplace, employees for a large hospital system...
October 31, 2019 - 8:00am
October 17, 2019
Minnesota unemployment drops; labor market tightens
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s job growth appears to be slowing as the state’s labor market tightens, according to the Minnesota Department of...
October 17, 2019 - 5:56pm
September 30, 2019
Minnesota job vacancies at record high, but unemployment rate is up too
ST. PAUL — Minnesota employers are struggling to fill job vacancies as the state recorded its highest total on record since the survey first...
September 30, 2019 - 5:22pm
September 24, 2019
Make under $35,500 a year? You may be owed mandatory overtime pay soon
Workers making less than $35,500 are now entitled to mandatory overtime pay from their employers, under new rules announced by the Department...
September 24, 2019 - 5:45pm
September 15, 2019
Benefits, quality of life factor into North Dakota job market
BISMARCK — Rachel Parker was in North Dakota twice before she made her home in Bismarck. As a traveling nurse, the Iowa native came here to...
September 15, 2019 - 9:45am
Teachers, public attorneys hit hard by workforce shortages
BISMARCK — Up until a week before fall classes were set to start, Beulah (N.D.) Public School District had an opening for a high school English...
September 15, 2019 - 9:45am
September 14, 2019
'I recruit hard:' North Dakota worker shortage persists amid low national unemployment
BISMARCK — When Scott Wirth took the job of human resource manager at Roers three years ago, he had no trouble finding carpenters and laborers...
September 14, 2019 - 9:45am
September 2, 2019
Employers turn to people with disabilities to curb labor shortages
DULUTH — Sara Fijalkiewicz’s path to her career as a therapist at Duluth’s Center for Alcohol and Drug Treatment was more difficult than...
September 2, 2019 - 8:10am
August 28, 2019
Minnesota's minimum wage to increase to $10 an hour
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's minimum-wage rates will be adjusted for inflation beginning Jan. 1. The new rate will be $10 an hour for large employers...
August 28, 2019 - 6:11pm
August 23, 2019
Minnesota AFSCME union official on leave pending investigation
The executive director of one of Minnesota’s biggest labor unions has been put on temporary leave pending an investigation into unspecified...
August 23, 2019 - 6:56pm
August 15, 2019
Minnesota's unemployment rate rises in July
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lost 1,300 seasonally adjusted jobs in July, raising the state’s unemployment rate to 3.4%. The state’s rate, an increase...
August 15, 2019 - 4:35pm