Employment Rate Drops Slightly As Minnesotans Leave Workforce, COVID Restrictions Result In Job LossesState officials say Minnesota's unemployment rate dropped slightly last month as more Minnesotans left the workforce and the state shed nearly 50,000 jobs amid the tightened COVID-19 restrictions.
Unemployment Rate Dropped To 4.6% In October As Minnesotans Leave The WorkforceState officials say Minnesota's unemployment rate dropped significantly in October. However, they noted that the main reason for the drop is that more Minnesotans are leaving the workforce.
COVID Testing Sites Hiring Workers StatewideWith many Minnesotans still out of a job during this pandemic, there's a unique opportunity now to get back to work while also helping in the fight against COVID-19.
Deluxe HQ Relocation To Bring Hundreds Of Jobs To Downtown MinneapolisDeluxe Corporation will leave its Shoreview home and settle near 8th Street and Marquette Avenue, bringing more than 530 jobs with it.
Reality Check: Trump's Claims Of Advances Made For Women In WorkplaceThe Minnesota Trump campaign says the president is "building back the economy" for women, and the millions of jobs added back as the economy recovers is "shattering expectations."
Red Wing Shoes To Transform Stores Into Job Centers, Promote Job Openings On Labor DayInstead of promoting doorbuster deals and sales, the company will advertise job openings. They will be transforming their stores across the country - over 525 of them - into job centers.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: State Struggling With Unemployment Tidal WaveMore than 450,000 Minnesotans have applied for unemployment benefits, and the state has said that 90% of those cases have been processed smoothly. But there are others who tell WCCO their benefits applications have not been processed smoothly.
WATCH: WCCO Mid-Morning's Special Edition 'Now Hiring' ShowWatch the special “Now Hiring” edition of the WCCO Mid-Morning show.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Job Coach Says There's 'Opportunity' Amidst The UncertaintyA Twin Cities says he has never seen a market like this -- but there is some opportunity amid the uncertainty.
As Unemployment Rises, Several Minnesota Companies Are Looking To Hire WorkersWCCO has compiled a list of jobs available right now.
List Of Companies Currently Seeking Employees In MinnesotaWe've been compiling a list of the places seeking applicants, and will continue to update the list as more places announce they're hiring.
Minneapolis Public Schools Holds Job Fair For City ResidentsMinneapolis Public Schools are hiring, and they say the ideal candidate is from their own community.
Gov. Tim Walz Proposes Borrowing $300M For Water ProjectsThe plan targets water treatment facilities, but also claims it will improve climate resiliency by helping the state prepare for extreme weather events.
CEO Jonathan Wassertrum Puts His Desk In The Middle Of The OfficeSquareFoot CEO Jonathan Wassertrum says more people are coming by to see him, and ask questions than before.
Amid Low Unemployment, Businesses Getting Creative, Removing Barriers To Attract WorkersMinnesota’s 3.3% unemployment rate brings a new set of opportunities and challenges to the workforce. Companies need to fill positions so badly that some are reevaluating eligibility requirements or benefits offered.