MN Unemployment Rate Holds Steady For 5th MonthMinnesota's unemployment rate held steady for a fifth straight month and continues to beat the national average.
Polaris Lays Off 100 WorkersPolaris laid off 100 salaried workers Monday, half of which are in the Twin Cities. A company spokesperson said Tuesday the demand for snowmobiles and other all-terrain vehicles is down.
Target, FedEx Looking To Hire Thousands Of Seasonal WorkersFor the first time, Target is setting aside two days to interview potential employees. Managers are looking for people to fill cashier, sales floors and stocking positions for the holidays. Target plans to hire 70,000 seasonal workers nationwide.
Chipotle Aims To Hire 4,000 On Sept. 9Chipotle is about to go on a hiring binge.
Study: Stress At Work Can Lead To Physical SicknessYou can now blame taking a mental health day on your workplace. A new study shows stress at your job can make you physically sick.
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Stays At 3.7 Percent But Jobs UpMinnesota's unemployment rate is stuck at 3.7 percent for the eighth straight month.
General Mills Completes Plan To Cut About 800 JobsGeneral Mills says that it has completed a plan to eliminate about 800 positions. The maker of Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt and other packaged foods also reported mixed results for its fiscal third quarter as a stronger dollar pressured sales.
Rally Aims To Highlight Racial Employment Disparities In Metro AreaA report to be released on Thursday aims to highlight employment disparities in Minnesota. The groups Neighborhoods Organizing for Change, the Center for Popular Democracy, and the Economic Policy Institute say they plan to hold a rally.
Reality Check: Job Growth In The MidwestThe U.S. Government said Tuesday the nation's economy grew at a whopping 5 percent annual rate last summer. That's the fastest growth since 2003, including jobs coming back to the Midwest.
Holiday Employment: Tight Market For Employers, Strong For Job Seekers
Medical Supply Company To Bring Nearly 500 Jobs To Western Wis.A Wisconsin medical supply company is growing. On Thursday they announced they'll bring nearly 500 new jobs to people in the metro and in western Wisconsin.
Good Question: What Happened To The 9-To-5 Job? With longer workweeks and busy kids' schedules, some of us feel like we aren't spending as much quality time with our families as we'd like. That's how Eric from Mounds View felt when he wrote to WCCO. He wanted to know: What happened to the 9-to-5 job? "It has changed dramatically," said Dr. Ernest Owens, a management professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Business.