State officials have notified 105 Minnesota Department of Health workers that they might be laid off because of the federal government shutdown. The employees are in positions that are partially paid for by federal funds.
Ramsey County investigators say they have busted a major identity theft ring involving the personal information of hundreds. Four St. Paul women have been charged in the string of ID thefts.
There was a lot of debate at the Capitol this year about pay raises for Minnesota lawmakers. But a WCCO investigation found soaring salaries are actually going to state employees who work as staff members.
Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill giving tens of thousands of state employees a 2 percent raise.
Tens of thousands of state employees will soon get a 2 percent raise.
A Republican-led legislative panel has rejected new contracts for more than 27,000 state employees.
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.
Minnesota state employees are returning for their first full week of work after a prolonged shutdown, and some got a handshake from Gov. Mark Dayton on the way in.
State employees began returning to work in Minnesota Thursday after a new budget agreement ended a government shutdown of nearly three weeks.
There’s a sobering prediction about Minnesota’s jobless rate if there’s a state government shutdown on July 1.
Minnesota’s Department of Management and Budget announced Thursday that it sent out 36,000 layoff notices to state employees by U.S. Mail.
The state’s employee unions are now in the fight in hopes of avoiding a government shutdown on July 1.
Public employee union issues are in the news.