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.
Unemployment Inched Up In February As Record Snow Idled Construction WorkersMinnesota's unemployment rate increased slightly in February for the second consecutive month as brutal winter weather idled more than 6,000 construction workers.
More Than 1,000 Furloughed Workers In Minnesota Have Applied For Unemployment Benefits State officials say that more than 1,000 furloughed government workers in Minnesota have applied for unemployment benefits.
Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Remains 3 PercentPrior to last year, Wisconsin's unemployment rate never dropped below 3 percent.
Minnesota Has Low Unemployment, High Medicaid RateMinnesota's unemployment rate is at historic lows, but the number of people using public health insurance for the poor is still at historic highs.
For 10th Month, Wisconsin Unemployment Stays At Or Below 3 PercentThe state gained 9,900 private-sector jobs between October and November.
Worst Place To Live In Minnesota? 24/7 Wall Street Says St. CloudThe website says it looked at 11 Minnesota cities and found that St. Cloud had the highest poverty rate and highest annual unemployment rate.
Minnesota Added 6,600 Jobs In June, Black Unemployment Rate Dipped To 17-Year LowState employment officials say Minnesota gained 6,600 jobs last month, helping to break a state record for the total number of jobs currently held in Minnesota.
Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Unemployment For Black Minnesotans Reaches Record LowCommissioner Shawntera Hardy says it's a sign that job prospects have improved for people who've struggled to find work in the past.
Unemployment Rate For Blacks In Minnesota Hit A Record Low Last MonthState officials say Minnesota added 8,700 private sector jobs last month and the unemployment rate dropped to 3.1 percent. Meanwhile, there was also a drop in unemployment for the state’s black population.
Racial Poverty Gap Persists In Minnesota, Despite ProgressThe Census' American Community Survey shows three in 10 black residents in Minnesota live in poverty.
Minnesota Employment Tops 3 Million For 1st Time EverJob growth in leisure and hospitality led the way while manufacturing and government industries also added jobs in June.
Minnesota Added More Than 15,000 Jobs In AprilState employment officials say Minnesota gained more than 15,000 jobs in April, marking the largest monthly jobs gain the state has seen in nearly four years.
Minnesota Gained 3,800 Jobs Last Month, Didn't Lose 8,000 In Jan.State employment officials say Minnesota gained nearly 4,000 jobs last month.