Whether tax increases kill jobs is one of the longest running arguments in politics. It’s about to get tested in a big way in Minnesota.
The Mayo Clinic, Minnesota’s largest private employer, pressed state lawmakers Wednesday to commit more than $500 million toward an ambitious development project tied to the renowned medical center in Rochester.
Boston Scientific plans to cut as many as 1,000 additional jobs this year as the medical device maker expands a push to reduce operating expenses.
You might not be thinking about summer right now, but Valleyfair is already hiring.
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.
Many people are afraid of getting up in front of a group to give a speech, but there’s a popular way business professionals are getting over that fear. More and more people are taking improv classes.
Starting on Veteran’s Day, an American retailer says it will hire more than 100,000 returning veterans in the next five years.
On the outskirts of Sartell, Minn., sits a Minnesota success story. W3i develops mobile and web apps for companies around the world — and businesses is booming.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate has dropped another notch to 5.7 percent. The Department of Employment and Economic Development officials released statistics Thursday while describing job gains and losses in various sectors for November.
An annual survey on kids’ well-being shows 16- to 24-year olds are finding it tough to get an entry-level job these days due to lingering effects of the recession and competition from older workers.
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Unemployment rates fell in all but one Wisconsin city and county last month. The state Department of Workforce Development released a report Wednesday that shows rates fell in 31 of the state’s 32 largest cities between September and October.
An increase in hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 37 U.S. states last month, the latest indication that the job market is slowly healing.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate held steady last month even as the state lost 8,100 jobs.