Minnesota Unemployment Rate Drops To 4% As Businesses Scramble To HireFrom a Minneapolis post office to a pizza staple in Grand Marais, the plea for workers is plastered nearly everywhere you look.
Minnesota Unemployment Dropped To 4.3% In February; People Of Color Disproportionately ImpactedMinnesota’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.3% last month from 4.5% in January, state officials said Thursday, but the state still needs to make up ground on the road to economic recovery.
Minnesota Offering Funds, Consultant Services To Struggling Small BusinessesOwners have had to pivot and change operations because of COVID-19.
DEED Offices Evacuate, Commissioner Warns There May Be A Service Time Delay In Umemployment InsuranceDEED Commissioner Steve Grove said that the evacuations were the result of ongoing protests, and said that it was necessary for the safety of their team.
How Does The State Determine Which Businesses Are Essential?78% of Minnesota jobs are in critical industries, like public works, energy, financial services, teachers and much more.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: How To Apply For Unemployment BenefitsThe state says it's stepping in to help hundreds of thousands of Minnesotans who will likely be out of work due to the outbreak.
Unemployment Rate In Minnesota Drops Down To 3.2%According to DEED, average hourly earnings for all private sector workers rose by 20 cents to $31.39 in January.
Unemployment Rate In Minnesota Remains SteadyThe Duluth-Superior area was the only metropolitan statistical area that lost jobs in December, with employment down by 504 jobs.
Gov. Walz Announces $23M For Expanding Rural Broadband Statewide“Fast, reliable broadband access is a critical economic development tool that improves quality of life and makes businesses in Greater Minnesota more competitive,” Walz said in a statement.
Husband-And-Wife Techies Bring Twin Cities High Schoolers To Silicon ValleySome Twin Cities ninth graders are headed to Silicon Valley in California for an intensive technology camp. They were selected by a husband-and-wife team that work for Google. Steve Grove grew up in Northfield but now lives in the San Francisco area.