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 Unemployment Dropped To 4.3% In FebruaryState officials announced Thursday that Minnesota’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.3% last month, down from 4.5% in January.
Federal Reserve Study Shows Minnesota Mothers Were Disproportionately Hit By Pandemic Job Losses It's no secret the pandemic is tough on parents. But, Minnesota parents -- specifically mothers -- are taking an extra hard hit.
Gov. Evers, Wisconsin GOP Show Rare Signs Of Compromise In Tax Cut BillGov. Tony Evers signed a bipartisan tax cut bill into law Thursday and signaled support for another bipartisan measure to help update the state's unemployment insurance system, rare compromises that come as Republicans have roundly denounced much of his state budget proposal as a liberal wish list.
Wisconsin Senate Poised To Pass Bipartisan Unemployment BillThe Wisconsin Senate is poised Thursday to approve a bipartisan bill designed to begin updating the state's antiquated unemployment insurance system that Gov. Tony Evers has blamed for causing delays in the processing of claims filed during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Stimulus Package Update: Plan Should 'Give As Generous Aid To Local Governments As Possible,' Economist SaysThe proposed $908 billion coronavirus relief package is gaining traction in Congress. But will it be enough, and will it come in time?
Court Ruling To Let Students Laid Off During Pandemic To Collect Unemployment AssistanceThe decision will make $14 million to $28 million available to teens across the state. A local group of students brought forward this issue to make a change.
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.
Market Strategist Warns 'Pain Felt On Main Street Quite Distinct From What's Reflected In Stock Market'In an economy beset by pandemic-induced hardship, why is Wall Street thriving while Main Street is struggling?
Wisconsin's Unemployment Rate Dropped To 5.4% In SeptemberWisconsin’s unemployment rate dropped from 6.3% in August to 5.4% in September, below the national rate but 2 points higher than a year ago as the state deals with a surge in coronavirus cases.