Minnesota businesses will see lower unemployment insurance taxes starting next year. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says Tuesday that the unemployment insurance trust fund’s $1.2 billion reserve at the end of September was enough to trigger a tax cut.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate is unchanged in May compared to the previous month, as employers added 8,400 jobs. That’s according to the state Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Minnesota is reporting another month of increased job postings, saying that February saw 14,500 total jobs added to the numbers.
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Minnesota added 9,100 jobs in December, bringing unemployment rates in the state down to levels not seen since before the financial crisis of 2008.
Minnesota gained 6,200 jobs in February, but the unemployment rate popped up 0.1 percent, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED).
New figures show Minnesota gained 15,500 jobs in January, nudging the state’s unemployment rate down a tenth of a point to a seasonally adjusted 5.6 percent.
Prime Therapeutics, an Eagan-based company in Minnesota, plans to add 300 information technology and business analyst jobs through a state loan.
A new audit says the state of Minnesota overpaid as much as $3.2 million in extra unemployment benefits tied to the federal stimulus.
September jobless rate holds at 7 percent