With the unemployment rate falling from 9 percent to 8.6 percent, the good news has many people wondering if things are finally looking up.
Locked-out American Crystal Sugar Co. workers held a vigil Wednesday night to pray for an end to the dispute that has dragged on for four months.
The number of employees retiring from state government has hit a new annual record, and some officials worry they won’t be able to replace the skills walking out the door.
American Crystal Sugar Co. and its union workers are heading back to negotiations.
Some companies in northwestern Minnesota have an unlikely problem in a tough economy. They can’t find enough employees.
A drive to unionize home-based child care providers has blown up into a sticky issue in Minnesota.
Locked out workers from American Crystal Sugar say they’ll distribute leaflets outside weekend football games to get out the union’s message.
Unemployment decreased for nearly all Wisconsin’s largest cities in July.
Union workers at American Crystal Sugar Co. have overwhelmingly rejected the company’s final offer for a new five-year contract.
Now that a budget deal has been reached, you might be surprised to find out that reopening after the shutdown is, in some cases, much harder than you might think.
The end of Minnesota’s government shutdown comes as a relief to laid-off employees and people who depend on their services.
Until recently, Minneapolis-based discounter Target largely had avoided the labor disputes and public relations challenges that have plagued Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer. But now Target could face the same union opposition as its much bigger rival.
Privately held agribusiness conglomerate Cargill Inc. is shifting management responsibilities for its senior executives, with an eye on expansion in Latin America, Europe and Asia.
A St. Paul public works employee is speaking out about what could have been a deadly crash on the job.
Minnesota Department of Transportation employees are memorializing agency workers killed on the job in the last 50 years.
More than 1,000 Minnesota state employees opted for an early retirement program in the past nine months, saving the state an estimated $47 million over three years.
Day by day, the rallies of thousands of teachers, firefighters and other public workers that propelled Wisconsin’s fight over union rights to national prominence have been giving way to smaller protests of mostly students.
Organizers of a rally in front of the state Capitol in St. Paul say they expect more than 1,000 Minnesotans, including teachers and other public sector workers, to show up in support of Wisconsin workers maintaining their collective bargaining rights.
Minnesotans joined in a pro-union rally Saturday in Hudson, Wis. Several dozen teachers who belong to Education Minnesota traveled to Hudson to show support for Wisconsin union workers trying to retain collective bargaining rights.
Republicans in the Wisconsin Assembly took the first significant action on their plan to strip collective bargaining rights from most public workers, abruptly passing the measure early Friday morning before sleep-deprived Democrats realized what was happening.
Chipotle Mexican Grill fired 450 employees in Minnesota after a federal immigration raid. So, if one company can have that many undocumented employees, how many undocumented workers are there in Minnesota?
Chipotle says an immigration review of its workers has spread to 60 of its restaurants in Virginia and the nation’s capital.
Former Chipotle employees filed a class action lawsuit in district court Thursday.
Lockheed Martin Corp. employees in Eagan are learning if their jobs will be transferred to Virginia, New York or California, or eliminated.
A Minnesota immigration rights group is protesting what it calls “mass firings” of Chipotle workers. According to the group, around 50 of the restaurant’s Latino workers have been fired in the last week.