Minnesota Reports 149,443 New Applications Of UnemploymentAccording to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), the amount of unemployment applications has skyrocketed to 149,443 claims since March 16.
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.
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