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Esme’s Blog: Government Shutdown Pain

Today I got an email from a furloughed federal employee from Lakeville, Minn., who, along with her co-workers, has not been able to collect unemployment because the state of Minnesota is demanding information from her employer, which she obviously can’t get because the government is shut down.


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Minn. Contracts May Have Domestic Partner Benefits

Same-sex domestic partner health benefits are in play as part of Minnesota state employee contract talks, reopening a debate that raged at the Capitol a decade ago.


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Layoffs Could Affect One State Employee’s Health

Garry Schindler choose to build his life in rural Minnesota to escape the stress of the city. But, as a state worker, his two hour separation from St. Paul isn’t enough to spare him any worry.