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’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.
Another 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’s unemployment rate is stuck at 3.7 percent for the eighth straight month.
Unemployment is up in most major Wisconsin cities and counties between January and February.
Minnesota’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 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.
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.