Walker Announces National Campaign To Attract WorkersWisconsin Gov. Walker announced the new marketing effort at a meeting Wednesday of the state chamber of commerce.
Minn. Asking Feds For More Relief For Laid-Off Iron Range WorkersGov. Mark Dayton and key members of Minnesota's congressional delegation are asking the federal government to expedite approval of extended unemployment benefits for workers laid off from companies that serve iron mining industry.
Minnesota’s Solar Workforce Expected To Grow By 20 PercentEmployers in Minnesota’s solar industry project the workforce to grow by 20 percent in 2016, according to census data recently released.
Local SEIU Votes To Strike If Contract Isn’t Reached By Feb. 14Thousands of janitors and other service workers in the Twin Cities could soon walk off the job as contract negotiations continue with employers.
DEED: Minnesota Unemployment Rate DecreasingMinnesota continues to add jobs, and it seems to be a trend that will keep going in 2016. The Department of Employment and Economic Development says employers added more than 9,000 jobs last month.
Group Seeking Comment From Workers, Employers On Paid Sick LeaveA group looking to study the impact of workplace regulations in Minneapolis is holding a series of community meetings this month to get ideas related to earned sick time and paid time off.
Dayton, Top Lawmakers Meet To Discuss Iron Range, Possible SessionGov. Mark Dayton and top Minnesota lawmakers are meeting to discuss a possible special session to help laid-off steelworkers. The governor, House Speaker Kurt Daudt and Majority Leader Tom Bakk met for an hour.
Hodges Says Working Families Agenda Won’t Focus On SchedulingMayor Betsy Hodges announced Wednesday that the controversial Working Families Agenda will not currently seek to change how Minneapolis businesses schedule their employees.
Businesses, Workers Voice Concerns Over Working Families AgendaA controversial proposal in Minneapolis that would change the way workers are scheduled is getting some opposition.
Talking Points: Workers' Rights In MinneapolisDebate over a controversial Minneapolis plan that creates strict scheduling and sick pay requirements for businesses is intensifying.
4 Things To Know For Oct. 11, 2015Here’s a look at the four things you should know for Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Here’s How Athletes, Workers Beat The Hot, Humid WeatherFor many Minnesotans there is just no way to avoid the recent spell of hot and humid weather.
Minneapolis City Council Approves Paid Parental LeaveMinneapolis city workers trying to juggle work and kids will be able to get some extra paid time off. The city council unanimously approved 120 hours of paid parental leave Friday for the birth or adoption of a child. The new policy begins in July.
Protests Planned For Black Friday Several workers unions in the Twin Cities are planning to kick off a series of strikes and protests on Black Friday, one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
A Look At The Evolution Of The Labor MovementThe Labor movement has had to reinvent itself since its beginnings in this country. John Budd is a University of Minnesota professor who researches and teaches about diverse aspects of work, employment, and related institutions.