The U.S. Government said Tuesday the nation’s economy grew at a whopping 5 percent annual rate last summer. That’s the fastest growth since 2003, including jobs coming back to the Midwest.
State officials say Minnesota employers added more than 6,000 jobs last month and that the state’s unemployment rate is now the lowest it’s been in more than a decade.
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The latest snapshot of Minnesota’s workforce is being released. State officials were expected to publish monthly employment statistics Thursday for October, including how many Minnesotans don’t have jobs.
Minnesota honored its veterans with a special state program Tuesday in Inver Grove Heights. State military leaders honored Minnesota’s 370,000 veterans, including 26,000 who were deployed for extended periods of time after 9/11.
The last monthly check-up on Minnesota’s job picture before the November election is being released. State officials planned to publish employment statistics Thursday that cover September.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is airing his first political campaign ad of the year. He takes credit for “coaching” Minnesota to an economic turnaround. But did that really happen? The ad shows Dayton behind the bench, coaching a hockey team (Minnesota) that was down, but not out. It’s mostly true, but it leaves out important details.
State officials say Minnesota added more than 6,000 jobs last month and unemployment fell to 4.3 percent, the lowest it’s been in nearly 8 years.
A new rundown on unemployment is coming from the agency that keeps tabs on Minnesota’s job figures. The Department of Employment and Economic Development planned to provide statistics Thursday covering July.
New figures related to Minnesota’s employment rate are being released. The state’s Department of Employment and Economic Development planned Thursday to provide the unemployment rate for June. They’ll also say whether more jobs were gained or lost.
Minnesota has registered its lowest unemployment rate in seven years after May’s figure was pegged at 4.6 percent. The Department of Employment and Economic Development reported Thursday that 10,300 jobs were gained last month, help pushing the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate down a notch.
For the first time in state history, Minnesota’s labor force surpassed three million, thanks to a good month of March.
U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in March in the latest sign that the economy is rebounding from a weak stretch brought on by a harsh winter. The Labor Department says employers added 192,000 jobs, slightly below February’s total of 197,000.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate has climbed slightly to a seasonally adjusted 4.8 percent, with employers cutting 100 jobs. The rate for February was one-tenth of a point higher than January’s figure.
New Minnesota job numbers are showing steady recovery from the worst days of the recession just a few years ago.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate remained at 4.7 percent in January, with employers adding 600 new jobs. The Department of Employment and Economic Development says Thursday that January’s figure was unchanged from the seasonally adjusted revised rate of 4.7 percent.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.6 percent in December, with employers adding 9,500 new jobs. The Department of Employment and Economic Development said Thursday that the seasonally adjusted rate remains well below the U.S. unemployment rate of 6.7 percent.
Earlier this month, unemployment benefits for more than one million Americans expired. It’s something that didn’t sit well with some lawmakers. Democratic Representative Keith Ellison spoke about the issue at the Sabathani Community Center in Minneapolis Saturday morning.
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Minnesota unemployment rate has fallen again, to 4.6 percent in November, as officials point to continuing signs of economic improvement. The Department of Employment and Economic Development said Thursday that the seasonally adjusted rate was two percentage points lower than the month before.
Minnesota’s unemployment rate has dropped below 5 percent for the first time in nearly six years as the state climbs further out of the deep hole caused by the Great Recession. The Department of Employment and Economic Development reports Thursday that October’s unemployment rate was 4.8 percent.
Minnesota businesses will see lower unemployment insurance taxes starting next year. The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says Tuesday that the unemployment insurance trust fund’s $1.2 billion reserve at the end of September was enough to trigger a tax cut.
Thousands of Minnesota veterans return home from combat duty every year. But when they get here, it’s sometimes tough to get a job. That’s only one of the struggles veterans face. Finding a job, getting health care services, fighting homelessness.