Officials with Caterpillar said Thursday they are planning to close their Owatonna plant and consolidating operations within their forestry business.
In another blow to Minnesota’s work force, St. Jude Medical has announced layoffs as part of a restructuring plan to deal with slumping sales.
Officials with the orchestra said they are laying off nine full-time workers and seven part-time workers in the hopes of saving nearly $500,000 per year.
Fridley-based Medtronic announced Thursday morning it’s laying off about 220 workers from its Mounds View office.
A bill making significant changes to the process for teacher layoffs is headed to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, who has pledged a veto.
Despite opposition from Gov. Mark Dayton, the Minnesota House has voted to let schools lay off teachers based on their performance in the classroom and look beyond seniority in job-protection decision.
The Minnesota Senate has passed a bill that would let schools lay off teachers based on performance.
The Minnesota Senate passed a bill Monday that would let schools lay off teachers based on their performance in the classroom rather than by seniority alone.
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.
Capella Education Co., which operates the for-profit college Capella University, said Tuesday it plans to lay off about 65 employees as part of a broad realignment effort.
The city announced Tuesday that 10 firefighters will be laid off due to budget issues. They will be served layoff notices on Monday, Aug. 14, and will be out of work on Sept. 14.
Now that a budget deal has been reached, you might be surprised to find out that reopening after the shutdown is, in some cases, much harder than you might think.
The Minnesota Timberwolves have laid off at least 11 business side employees as the effects of the NBA lockout start to sink in across the league.
Business software maker Lawson Software Inc. of St. Paul is laying off employees but won’t say how many or where they are located.
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is rescinding layoff notices for about 6,000 employees because officials are now sure MnSCU will operate in a government shutdown.