Minnesota lawmakers are joining a sudden move to block employers from asking applicants for their passwords to social networking sites. The Associated Press reported earlier this month that some public and private employers were seeking the passwords as a way to find out more information about their applicants.
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.
The unemployment rate in Minnesota continued to fall last month in what is being referred to as the state’s biggest four-month decrease on record.
Approximately 33 million Americans put money away every paycheck before the taxes are taken out to be used for glasses, braces or doctor’s visits. Flexible spending accounts (FSA) are a good way to save money on taxes, and save up for medical expenses.
The Twin Cities job market may be about to pick up, according to a new report out by the Manpower workforce firm.
With the unemployment rate falling from 9 percent to 8.6 percent, the good news has many people wondering if things are finally looking up.
Minnesota’s 18 Indian casinos employ more than 20,000 people, making it one of the largest industries in the state. But casino operators say expanding non-Indian gaming to help pay for a Minnesota Vikings stadium means casino job cuts of 30 percent.
WCCO-TV reporter Matt Brickman shows us a group here in Minnesota who’s working to bring a big chunk of those jobs here.
Gov. Mark Dayton is following up his jobs summit by announcing $100 million in new funding for a program that fosters small business loans.
The number of employees retiring from state government has hit a new annual record, and some officials worry they won’t be able to replace the skills walking out the door.
Some companies in northwestern Minnesota have an unlikely problem in a tough economy. They can’t find enough employees.
On Labor Day, it’s only fitting that creating jobs is top of mind for so many Americans. Rep. Keith Ellison invited both union and non-union people to Minnehaha Park Monday to celebrate labor. Most took the opportunity to speak with the congressman about jobs.
Normandale Community College in Bloomington announced a win-win for job seekers Thursday: Course work in a field with jobs that are in demand.
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Minnesota’s unemployment rate remained relatively steady again in June after adding 13,200 jobs.