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Lt. Governor Quietly Prepares State Workers For Layoff Notices

On Monday, Minnesota is required by law to send out layoff notices. Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith is privately making the rounds of state agencies giving workers updates on the negotiations.

05/29/2015

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Reality Check: Minn.’s Minimum Wage Is Worth Less Now Than It Was In 1974

Thousands of Minnesota workers earn a minimum wage that’s less today than it was in 1974 — that’s among the findings of a new state report on the minimum wage from the state Department of Labor and Industry.

01/24/2014

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Charge: Trucking Company Boss Swindles Workers, Pockets Money

The owner of a trucking company faces a felony charge of theft by swindle for allegedly building a scheme network that allowed him to avoid paying employees the wages they earned.

03/29/2012

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I-TEAM Report On Electrical Inspections Getting Results

An I-TEAM investigation that sparked concerns about the risk of fire in hundreds of homes is getting results.

02/24/2011

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I-TEAM: Money For Home Inspections Used To Plug Budget

Minnesota is trying to dig itself out of a massive financial hole. The I-TEAM discovered some creative budgeting at the capitol in St. Paul could be putting your family’s well-being and your biggest investment at risk.

02/10/2011