Minnesotans Return To Work As State Unemployment Rates DropMore Minnesotans are returning to work as the state’s unemployment rates decreased, according to numbers released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Wisconsin Unemployment Unchanged At 3.9% In AugustThe nationwide unemployment rate in August was 5.2%. A year ago, in August 2020, the Wisconsin unemployment rate was 6.1%. Wisconsin lost 8,200 private sector jobs in August. Compared to a year ago, 70,300 more people were working in the private sector.
Enhanced Unemployment Benefits End, But Will People Return To Workforce?Thousands of Minnesotans are losing their federal unemployment benefits Sunday.
Unemployment In Minnesota Remained At 4% In June; Job Losses Recorded For 1st Time This YearMinnesota’s unemployment rate held steady at 4% in June as the state recorded its first month of job losses since December.
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's Unemployment Rate Continued To Fall In AprilMinnesota’s unemployment rate continued to decline in April, dropping to 4.1%. That’s down from 4.2% in March as more Minnesotans find work or return to jobs lost during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DEED: Minnesota Had 127,000 Vacant Jobs In 4th Quarter 2020Employers in Minnesota reported more than 127,000 job vacancies in the last quarter of 2020, according to the Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Minnesota Unemployment Rate Dips To 4.2% In MarchState officials say Minnesota's unemployment rate dipped to 4.2% in March, down from a revised 4.4% in February, though people of color continue to feel the deepest impact of job loss due to the pandemic.
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?