Minnesota Unemployment Rate Up, Jobs Shed In JulyMinnesota's unemployment rate is up and its job count is down, according to new data for July.
Unemployment Up In Most Wisconsin Cities, CountiesUnemployment rates increased in most Wisconsin cities and counties in June.
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly To 3.9 PercentMinnesota's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has been bumped up to 3.9 percent even as 2,900 jobs were added. The June figure was the 12th consecutive month below 4 percent. The Department of Employment and Economic Development released the statistics Thursday.
May Brings Small Shift In Minnesota Unemployment Picture Minnesota's unemployment rate has barely budged in a year and has registered at 3.8 percent for May. That's within a tenth of a percent of what it was a year ago in June and a tick higher than it was in April.
Minnesota Adds Jobs While Unemployment Rate Barely BudgesMinnesota's employment rolls grew by 7,400 last month but the unemployment rate barely budged. The Department of Employment and Economic Development reported Thursday that the unemployment rate was at 3.7 percent, which has been fairly steady since last August and remains well below the national average.
Target Corp. Cuts 140 More JobsAnother 100 people lost their jobs at Target Corporate offices on Thursday, as a continuation of its corporate structuring. The jobs eliminated were administrative assistant positions.
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Stays At 3.7 Percent But Jobs UpMinnesota's unemployment rate is stuck at 3.7 percent for the eighth straight month.
Unemployment Up In Most Wisconsin Cities, CountiesUnemployment is up in most major Wisconsin cities and counties between January and February.
Minnesota Unemployment Steady In First Figures For 2015Minnesota's unemployment rate was largely stable in the first figures covering 2015. The labor force participation rate and the employment-to-population ratio ticked up in January as unemployment held at 3.7 percent.
Minnesota Officials To Provide Update To Unemployment RateMinnesota officials are providing their first update to the state's unemployment picture since January. A report set for release Tuesday will disclose whether the state's jobless figure remains on a downward trend.
Reality Check: Job Growth In The MidwestThe 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.
Officials: Unemployment Is The Lowest It's Been Since May 2001State 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.